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Culture : Calendar of activities to mark Chinese New Year 2020

Culture : Calendar of activities to mark Chinese New Year 2020
Date:January 17, 2020|Domain:Arts & Culture

GIS – 17 January, 2020: A series of activities to mark the Chinese New Year which will be celebrated on 25 January 2020 will be organised by the Ministry of Arts and Cultural Heritage in collaboration with several key stakeholders. The Minister of A


Prime Minister effects site visits in context of upcoming national festivals

Prime Minister effects site visits in context of upcoming national festivals
Date:January 07, 2020|Domain:Arts & Culture--Public Infrastructure

GIS– 07 January, 2020: A number of infrastructural improvements are being carried out in the margin of the Thaipoosam Cavadee and Maha Shivaratree festivals to be celebrated on the 08 and 21 February 2020, respectively. In this context, the Prime


Action Area Plan for the Buffer Zone of the Aapravasi Ghat World Heritage Property approved

Action Area Plan for the Buffer Zone of the Aapravasi Ghat World Heritage Property approved
Date:December 24, 2019|Domain:Public Infrastructure--Arts & Culture

GIS– 24 December, 2019: The Action Area Plan for the Buffer Zone of the Aapravasi Ghat World Heritage Property, prepared by the Ministry of Housing and Land Use Planning in consultation with relevant stakeholders, has been approved.   The Action


Sega tambour of Chagos inscribed on UNESCO’s List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding

Sega tambour of Chagos inscribed on UNESCO’s List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding
Date:December 11, 2019|Domain:Arts & Culture

GIS - 11 December, 2019: Mauritius marks another milestone as the ‘Sega tambour’ of Chagos Archipelago is inscribed on the UNESCO’s List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding after the inscription of ‘Sega Tipik’ and  ‘Geet


Creole culture is a shared national heritage that binds the population, says President Roopun

Creole culture is a shared national heritage that binds the population, says President Roopun
Date:December 06, 2019|Domain:Arts & Culture

GIS - 06 December, 2019: The 14th edition of the Festival Internasional Kreol 2019 was launched, yesterday, at Balaclava, with a ‘Sware Poezi’ and other activities celebrating the Mauritian Creole culture. The President of the Republic of Mauritius,


Festival Internasional Kreol 2019 to be marked by key activities to promote Creole culture

Festival Internasional Kreol 2019 to be marked by key activities to promote Creole culture
Date:November 29, 2019|Domain:Tourism --Arts & Culture

GIS - 29 November, 2019: The 14th edition of the Festival Internasional Kreol will be held as from 05 December 2019 to 08 December 2019 and will be marked by a series of activities and key events, announced the Minister of Tourism, Mr Georges Pierre


Mauritius, a model of socio economic achievement for the whole world, says Governor of Uttar Pradesh, India

Mauritius, a model of socio economic achievement for the whole world, says Governor of Uttar Pradesh, India
Date:November 04, 2019|Domain:Arts & Culture--International Relations

GIS - 04 November, 2019: Mauritius is a pragmatic rainbow nation that strives to build an inclusive society based on equality, tolerance to diversity and democracy. It is a model not only in the African continent but in the whole world for the socia


Construction works to start soon for the Intercontinental Slavery Museum

Construction works to start soon for the Intercontinental Slavery Museum
Date:September 20, 2019|Domain:Arts & Culture

GIS - 20 September, 2019: Construction works for the Intercontinental Slavery Museum at the Ex-Labourdonnais Military Hospital (near Aapravasi Ghat) in Port Louis will start soon and a team is already working on the project for its implementation.


Launching of Pamplemousses Slave Heritage Trail

Launching of Pamplemousses Slave Heritage Trail
Date:September 16, 2019|Domain:Arts & Culture

GIS - 16 September, 2019: The launching of Pamplemousses Slave Heritage Trail was held on Saturday 14 September 2019 in Pamplemousses in presence of the Minister of Arts and Culture, Mr Prithvirajsing Roopun, the Director and ASG NATCOM UNESCO, Prim


Works of local and international artists to be showcased in collective exhibition in Mauritius

Works of local and international artists to be showcased in collective exhibition in Mauritius
Date:September 12, 2019|Domain:Arts & Culture

GIS - 12 September, 2019: An exhibition entitled ‘Conversations - Du surréalisme à la création contemporaine’, bringing together works of famous artists of the 20th century art as well as of contemporary artists of the Indian Ocean, namely Antoni Tà