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Unique Concert by Barbara Hendricks at SVICC, announces Minister Bodha

Date:October 20, 2017|Domain:Arts & Culture

GIS - 20 October, 2017: A series of activities are being organised to mark the 50 years of Independence of Mauritius, that is, the Golden Jubilee, and the 26th anniversary of the Republic of Mauritius. In this context, a unique concert by Barbara He


Objectives of the Mauritius Cinema Week met, Minister Bodha says

Date:October 11, 2017|Domain:Arts & Culture--Tourism

GIS–  11 October, 2017: The Mauritius Cinema Week gave the opportunity to local artists who are either interested, amateurs or professionals in cinematography to learn from the renowned international artists. This four-day event has also symbolised


Restoration of Château Mon Plaisir high on Government agenda

Restoration of Château Mon Plaisir high on Government agenda
Date:October 10, 2017|Domain:Arts & Culture

GIS -10 October, 2017: The restoration of the Château Mon Plaisir at Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam (SSR) Botanic Garden is high on Government agenda as far as protecting and safeguarding the cultural heritage of Mauritius is concerned. The Botanic Garde


Several celebrities attend Launching of Mauritius Cinema Week

Several celebrities attend Launching of Mauritius Cinema Week
Date:October 06, 2017|Domain:Arts & Culture--Public Infrastructure

GIS - 06 October, 2017: The first edition of the Mauritius Cinema Week on the theme East meets West, showcasing international films about freedom and independence, was launched yesterday at the Château de Labourdonnais, Mapou. Several celebrities fr


Nomination ceremony of Jane Constance as UNESCO Artist for Peace held tonight in Paris

Nomination ceremony of Jane Constance as UNESCO Artist for Peace held tonight in Paris
Date:September 26, 2017|Domain:Arts & Culture

GIS– 26 September, 2017: A nomination ceremony will be held in Paris tonight during which Jane Constance will be named as UNESCO Artist for Peace. The ceremony, to be held at the Headquarters of UNESCO in Paris, will be attended by the Director-Gen


PM announces finalisation of creation of the National Arts Fund

PM announces finalisation of creation of the National Arts Fund
Date:September 14, 2017|Domain:Arts & Culture--Economy & Finance

GIS - 14 September, 2017: The creation of the National Arts Fund with an initial contribution of Rs 50 million aimed at financing activities for performing as well as fine arts, such as music recording, concerts and sales andexhibition of art work,


Festival International Kreol: Various activities to be organised

Festival International Kreol: Various activities to be organised
Date:September 04, 2017|Domain:Arts & Culture

GIS - 04 September, 2017: The 12th Edition of the Festival International Kreol would be held from 17 to 26 November 2017 under the theme ‘Kreolite-Linite’.  The Festival is an annual event organised in the context of the International Creole Day. It


Slave Route Project: International Meeting to be held in Mauritius in November

Slave Route Project: International Meeting to be held in Mauritius in November
Date:August 18, 2017|Domain:Arts & Culture

GIS - 18 August, 2017: Mauritius will host, in November 2017, the Meeting of the International Scientific Committee of the UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation) Slave Route Project.  A conference on slavery will b


Indentured Labour Route Project: Mauritius to host first meeting of the International Scientific Committee

Indentured Labour Route Project: Mauritius to host first meeting of the International Scientific Committee
Date:August 17, 2017|Domain:Arts & Culture

GIS – 17 August 2017: Mauritius will host the first Meeting of the International Scientific Committee for the Indentured Labour Route Project from 30 October to 1st November 2017. The main objectives of the Meeting are to ratify the Terms of Refere


Minister Roopun appeals for collective action to preserve national cultural heritage

Minister Roopun appeals for collective action to preserve national cultural heritage
Date:July 28, 2017|Domain:Arts & Culture

GIS - 28 July 2017: Mauritius has to be proactive in order to face various natural and man-made disasters impeding the protection of cultural heritage at both national and international levels, highlighted the Minister of Arts and Culture, Mr Prithv