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More Foire des Artistes should be organised, says Minister Roopun

More Foire des Artistes should be organised, says Minister Roopun
Date:December 22, 2017|Domain:Arts & Culture

GIS - 22 December, 2017: A Foire des Artistes, aiming to provide a platform for local artists of various disciplines to showcase their artistic creativity and sell their products, opened yesterday at Le Jardin de la Compagnie, in Port Louis in the p


Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity: Next UNESCO’s Intergovernmental Committee to be held in Mauritius

Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity: Next UNESCO’s Intergovernmental Committee to be held in Mauritius
Date:December 18, 2017|Domain:Arts & Culture

GIS - 18 December, 2017: The Republic of Mauritius will be hosting for the first time the next session of the UNESCO Intergovernmental Committee for the safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity from 26 November to 01 December 201


Sega tambour of Rodrigues inscribed on Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Sega tambour of Rodrigues inscribed on Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity
Date:December 07, 2017|Domain:Arts & Culture

GIS - 07 December, 2017: It is another remarkable achievement for the Republic of Mauritius as the ‘Sega Tambour’ of Rodrigues is inscribed on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. The inscription is the verdict of


Safeguarding the interests of artists is essential, says Minister Roopun

Safeguarding the interests of artists is essential, says Minister Roopun
Date:December 01, 2017|Domain:Arts & Culture

GIS - 01 December, 2017: A new anti-piracy mechanism, has been put in place, with effect as from 1 December 2017, to safeguard the interests of artists and foster an anti-piracy culture across the country, said the Minister of Arts and Culture, Mr P


UNESCO’s ‘Legacies of Slavery’ publication launched at Le Morne village

UNESCO’s ‘Legacies of Slavery’ publication launched at Le Morne village
Date:November 29, 2017|Domain:Arts & Culture--Education & Training

GIS – 29 November 2017: ‘Legacies of Slavery: A Handbook for Managers of Sites and Itineraries of Memory’ publication was launched by the Minister of Arts and Culture, Mr Prithvirajsing Roopun, yesterday at Le Morne village. The Deputy Director Gene


University of Mauritius hosts conference on Contemporary Challenges of Slavery

University of Mauritius hosts conference on Contemporary Challenges of Slavery
Date:November 29, 2017|Domain:Arts & Culture--Education & Training

GIS - 29 November, 2017: A one-day conference on Contemporary challenges of slavery, heritage, memory and identity, organised in the context of the statutory meeting of the International Scientific Committee of the Slave Route Project, was held this


International Scientific Committee on UNESCO Slave Route Project meets in Mauritius

International Scientific Committee on UNESCO Slave Route Project meets in Mauritius
Date:November 28, 2017|Domain:Arts & Culture

GIS -28 November, 2017: The Statutory Meeting of the International Scientific Committee of the UNESCO Slave Route Project (SRP) kicked off yesterday in the presence of the Minister of Arts and Culture, Mr Prithvirajsing Roopun, at Le Meridien Hotel


Ag Prime Minister inaugurates Salon d’Eté Visual Arts Exhibition 2017

Ag Prime Minister inaugurates Salon d’Eté Visual Arts Exhibition 2017
Date:November 28, 2017|Domain:Arts & Culture

GIS - 28 November, 2017: The  Salon D’été Visual Arts Exhibition 2017, which is at its tenth edition, was launched by the Acting Prime Minister and Minister of Energy and Public Utilities, Mr Ivan Collendavelloo yesterday at the National Art Gallery


National Assembly: Second Reading of copyright Amendment Bill

National Assembly: Second Reading of copyright Amendment Bill
Date:November 08, 2017|Domain:Arts & Culture

GIS - 08 November, 2017: The Creative Industry has the potential to become an economic pillar. Mauritius is poised at this crossroad in its quest for sustainable development to create an enabling environment for creativity to flourish. The Minister


Prime Minister encourages youth to acquire further knowledge of Mauritian history

Prime Minister encourages youth to acquire further knowledge of Mauritian history
Date:November 03, 2017|Domain:Arts & Culture

GIS - 03 November, 2017: The Prime Minister, Minister of Home Affairs, External Communications and National Development Unit, and Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Mr. Pravind Kumar Jugnauth, exhorted youths to make it a point to acquire