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Towards the setting up of an Intercontinental Slavery Museum

Towards the setting up of an Intercontinental Slavery Museum
Date:May 21, 2019|Domain:Arts & Culture

​GIS - 21 May, 2019: Government is committed to preserving national heritage and promoting better management of historical sites and monuments symbolical to slave trade. To this end, a Committee has been set up to work out the concept of the Interco


National Awards 2019: Local artists rewarded for their remarkable talents

National Awards 2019: Local artists rewarded for their remarkable talents
Date:April 26, 2019|Domain:Arts & Culture

​GIS - 26 April, 2019: Local artists who have excelled in the realm of arts and culture were rewarded yesterday at the 2nd edition of the National Awards ceremony held at the Ravenala Attitude Hotel in Balaclava in presence of the Acting President o


The 113th birth anniversary of Professor Basdeo Bissoondoyal marked by a plaque unveiling ceremony

The 113th birth anniversary of Professor Basdeo Bissoondoyal marked by a plaque unveiling ceremony
Date:April 15, 2019|Domain:Arts & Culture

GIS – 15 April, 2019: A plaque unveiling ceremony to mark the 113th birth anniversary of Professor Basdeo Bissoondoyal was held today at the entrance of Signal Mountain, in Port Louis.  The Minister of Arts and Culture, Mr Prithvirajsing Roopun, pro


51st Anniversary of the Independence of Mauritius - Mauritius and France are bonded by strong ties, says Mauritian Ambassador to France

51st Anniversary of the Independence of Mauritius - Mauritius and France are bonded by strong ties, says Mauritian Ambassador to France
Date:April 02, 2019|Domain:Arts & Culture--Foreign Affairs--International Relations

GIS - 02 April, 2019: France has largely contributed to the tangible as well as the intangible heritage of Mauritius and is home to thousands of Mauritians. The Mauritian diaspora has always shown its gratitude for this hospitality, and in return Ma


Launching of five books under the President’s Fund for Creative Writing

Launching of five books under the President’s Fund for Creative Writing
Date:March 19, 2019|Domain:Arts & Culture

GIS - 19 March, 2019: Five books under the President’s Fund for Creative (PFCW) were launched on 16 March 2019 at Le Voila Hotel, Bagatelle, by the Minister of Arts and Culture, Mr Prithvirajsing Roopun, in presence of the Chairperson of the PFCW, M


Youth Rally at the State House marks National Day Celebrations 2019

Youth Rally at the State House marks National Day Celebrations 2019
Date:March 14, 2019|Domain:Arts & Culture--Youth & Sports

GIS – 14 March, 2019: Government has immense hope in the youth who are the future citizens of Mauritius, and it is important to use the elder generation’s experience so as to tread on the way leading towards success, prosperity and peace by being re


Our strength is our unity, states Prime Minister in his message to the nation

Our strength is our unity, states Prime Minister in his message to the nation
Date:March 13, 2019|Domain:Arts & Culture

GIS – 13 March, 2019: Our strength is our national unity, and where we stand today is the testimony of the great maturity showed by our ancestors in 1968 by not falling into the trap of violence and division. Since independence, Mauritius has laid t


Mauritius and Madagascar to consolidate partnership to concretise shared vision of progress, says Prime Minister Jugnauth

Mauritius and Madagascar to consolidate partnership to concretise shared vision of progress, says Prime Minister Jugnauth
Date:March 12, 2019|Domain:Arts & Culture--International Relations

GIS - 12 March, 2019: The ambition of the Government of Mauritius is to forge a partnership that is built on the complementarities and convergences of Mauritius and Madagascar to ensure the prosperity of both parties, while keeping in mind our share


Prime Minister addresses students on the occasion of the National Day celebrations

Prime Minister addresses students on the occasion of the National Day celebrations
Date:March 11, 2019|Domain:Arts & Culture--Education & Training

GIS - 11 March, 2019: National Day is a special moment in the history of a nation where people take pride of the progress made by the country over the years and express confidence to move forward towards new accomplishments. This year has seen a maj


President of Madagascar will be the Chief Guest for National Day Celebrations 2019

President of Madagascar will be the Chief Guest for National Day Celebrations 2019
Date:March 08, 2019|Domain:Arts & Culture

GIS – 08 March, 2019: The President of the Republic of Madagascar, Mr Andry Nirina Rajoelina, accompanied by his spouse, Mrs Mialy Rajoelina, will be on a State Visit to Mauritius from 10 to 13 March 2019. President Rajoelina will be the Chief Guest