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UNESCO inscribes Bhojpuri Folk Songs on Representative List of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

UNESCO inscribes Bhojpuri Folk Songs on Representative List of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity
Date:December 02, 2016|Domain:Arts & Culture

GIS - 02 December, 2016: The Mauritius Bhojpuri Folk Songs, ‘Geet Gawai’, have been inscribed on the UNESCO Representative List of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity at the 11th session of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding o


11th Edition of the Festival International Kreol 2016 kicks off

11th Edition of the Festival International Kreol 2016 kicks off
Date:November 17, 2016|Domain:Tourism --Arts & Culture

GIS – 17 November, 2016: The 11th edition of the Festival International Kreol 2016, an initiative of  the Ministry of Tourism and External Communications in collaboration with the Ministry of Arts and Culture, aiming at promoting the authenticity of


Exhibition to mark the History of Indentured Labourers in Colonial Mauritius

Exhibition to mark the History of Indentured Labourers in Colonial Mauritius
Date:November 10, 2016|Domain:Arts & Culture

GIS - 10 November, 2016:   The Mauritius Museums Council (MMC) mounted an exhibition in the context of activities to mark the 182nd Anniversary of the arrival of Indentured Labourers in Mauritius. The theme of the exhibition is: An overview on the H


Prime Minister exhorts youth to adopt the values of our ancestors

Prime Minister exhorts youth to adopt the values of our ancestors
Date:November 03, 2016|Domain:Arts & Culture

GIS – 03 November, 2016: The Prime Minister, Sir Anerood Jugnauth, exhorted the youth to adopt the values transmitted by our ancestors and follow their steps, by living a life with dignity, respect and humility for a better future which will eventua


Divali to be celebrated at National level in Vacoas, says Minister Baboo

Divali to be celebrated at National level in Vacoas, says Minister Baboo
Date:October 26, 2016|Domain:Arts & Culture

GIS – 26 October 2016: Divali festival which symbolises the festival of light and unity among the different communities will be celebrated at national level on Saturday 29 October 2016 in Vacoas. In this context a live show will be organised at t


Elevation of E. Piat to Cardinal: Ministerial Committee makes several recommendations

Elevation of E. Piat to Cardinal: Ministerial Committee makes several recommendations
Date:October 25, 2016|Domain:Tourism --Arts & Culture

GIS - 25 October, 2016: The Government has agreed to the recommendations of the Ministerial Committee set up under the Chairmanship of the Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Tourism and External Communications, C.G. Xavier-Luc Duval, GCSK, to ensure


China donates restoration equipment to National Archives Department

China donates restoration equipment to National Archives Department
Date:October 24, 2016|Domain:Arts & Culture

GIS - 24 October, 2016: The People’s Republic of China has donated restoration equipment for the preservation of documents at the National Archives Department. The donation of equipment estimated at around Rs 1.5 million has been effected in the con


Government to provide full support for the promotion of Hindi, says PM

Government to provide full support for the promotion of Hindi, says PM
Date:October 11, 2016|Domain:Arts & Culture

GIS - 11 October, 2016: Government is committed to provide full support for the promotion of Hindi along with other ancestral languages and has left no stone unturned in this endeavor. The Prime Minister, Sir Anerood Jugnauth, made this statemen


National Troupe of Mauritius Project to be implemented under the patronage of PM

National Troupe of Mauritius Project to be implemented under the patronage of PM
Date:September 12, 2016|Domain:Arts & Culture

GIS – 12 September, 2016: The Prime Minister’s Office will drive the implementation of the National Troupe of Mauritius Project. The project, under the patronage of the Prime Minister, aims at promoting cultural diversity and artistic capacity build


Budget 2016-2017: Setting the Stage for a creative arts industry

Budget 2016-2017: Setting the Stage for a creative arts industry
Date:August 09, 2016|Domain:Economy & Finance--Arts & Culture

GIS - 09 August, 2016: The budget 2016-2017 aims to give a new thrust to the creative arts industry and develop new sectors of activity in the fields of arts, culture and entertainment. In a bid to harness the potential in the film-making industry