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Second edition of the Mauritius Cinema Week launched

Second edition of the Mauritius Cinema Week launched
Date:October 19, 2018|Domain:Tourism --Arts & Culture

GIS - 19 October, 2018: The second edition of the Mauritius Cinema Week, under the branding East Meets West, was launched yesterday at La Demeure, St Antoine in Goodlands. The Minister of Public Infrastructure and Land Transport, Mr Nandcoomar Bodha


Second edition of the Mauritius Cinema Week to be held from 18 to 21 October

Second edition of the Mauritius Cinema Week to be held from 18 to 21 October
Date:October 11, 2018|Domain:Arts & Culture--Tourism

GIS - 11 October, 2018: The second edition of the Mauritius Cinema Week will be held from 18 to 21 October 2018 under the branding East Meets West. The event is in line with Government’s mission to champion and support the emerging creative industri


All languages present in Mauritius must be promoted, says Acting President

All languages present in Mauritius must be promoted, says Acting President
Date:September 24, 2018|Domain:Arts & Culture

GIS - 24 September, 2018: The opening ceremony of a two-day conference on Creative Writing entitled “Heaven of Freedom”, an initiative of the President’s Fund for Creative Writing (PFCW) organised in the context of the 50th Anniversary of the Indepe


Various activities organised to mark birth anniversary of Malcolm de Chazal

Various activities organised to mark birth anniversary of Malcolm de Chazal
Date:September 12, 2018|Domain:Arts & Culture

GIS - 12 September, 2018: A series of activities will kick off as from 12 September 2018 to mark the 116th birth anniversary of the Mauritian artist, Malcolm de Chazal, and to revalorise his artistic works. The Minister of Arts and Culture, Mr Pri


Prime Minister launches book entitled Zistwar depi enn bob afrikin

Prime Minister launches book entitled Zistwar depi enn bob afrikin
Date:August 23, 2018|Domain:Arts & Culture--Education & Training

GIS – 23 August 2018: The book Zistwar depi enn bob afrikin was launched by the Prime Minister, Minister of Home Affairs, External Communications and National Development Unit, Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Mr Pravind Kumar Jugnauth,


11th World Hindi Conference opens tomorrow in Mauritius

11th World Hindi Conference opens tomorrow in Mauritius
Date:August 17, 2018|Domain:International Relations--Arts & Culture

GIS - 17 August, 2018: The 11th World Hindi Conference (WHC) opens tomorrow in Mauritius in the presence of the Prime Minister, Minister of Home Affairs, External Communications  and National  Development Unit, Minister of Finance and Economic Devel


Goodlands and Pamplemousses win Bhojpuri and Sega songs competition

Goodlands and Pamplemousses win Bhojpuri and Sega songs competition
Date:August 08, 2018|Domain:Arts & Culture--Employment/Labour

GIS – 8 August, 2018:  The finals of an inter-centre Bhojpuri and Sega songs competition were held today at the Rabindranath Tagore Institute, Ilot, Pamplemousses.  The Social Welfare Centre of Goodlands won the first prize in the Bhojpuri category


The National Arts Fund launches its first call for projects

The National Arts Fund launches its first call for projects
Date:July 26, 2018|Domain:Arts & Culture

GIS - 26 July, 2018: The National Arts Fund (NAF) has been set up to give a new thrust to the Mauritian creative arts industry and cultural tourism. In this endeavour, the NAF in line with its aims and objectives is launching its first call for proj


National History Museum to house World War I and II Museum

National History Museum to house World War I and II Museum
Date:July 23, 2018|Domain:Arts & Culture

GIS – 23 July 2018: The project of the creation of a Museum on two World Wars is expected to be completed by mid 2019 and will be housed in the National History Museum in Port Louis. The Chairman of the Mauritius Ex-Services Trust Fund (MESTF), Mr.


Mauritius hosts International conference on contribution of Indian Diaspora in nation building

Mauritius hosts International conference on contribution of Indian Diaspora in nation building
Date:July 06, 2018|Domain:Arts & Culture--International Relations

GIS - 06 July, 2018: A two-day international conference, focusing on the contribution of Indian Diaspora in nation building in Mauritius, kicked off yesterday at the Mahatma Gandhi Institute in Moka. The conference is being organised as part of the