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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


Budget 2018-2019: Harnessing the potential of the creative and film industry

Budget 2018-2019: Harnessing the potential of the creative and film industry
Date:June 20, 2018|Domain:Arts & Culture

GIS - 20 June, 2018: The role of Mauritian artists in shaping the cultural richness of the country is duly acknowledged in the Budget 2018-2019. Government, through various measures and initiatives, reiterated its commitment to promoting the creativ


Workshop highlights importance and relevance of national archives

Workshop highlights importance and relevance of national archives
Date:June 12, 2018|Domain:Arts & Culture

GIS - 12 June, 2018: A workshop focusing on the theme ‘Safeguarding and promoting the documentary heritage of Mauritius’ kicked off this morning at the Gold Crest Hotel in Quatre-Bornes. The workshop, a joint initiative of the Ministry of Arts and C


InnovED 2018 rewards winners for creative and innovative project

InnovED 2018 rewards winners for creative and innovative project
Date:June 12, 2018|Domain:Education & Training--Arts & Culture--ICT

GIS – 12 June 2018: Winners of the InnovED (Innovation for the Education Sector) 2018 competition which focused on multiple intelligences and new innovative concepts were rewarded yesterday at an award ceremony held at the Octave Wiéhé Auditorium in


Dragon Boat Festival 2018 to reinforce dynamics of interculturality

Dragon Boat Festival 2018 to reinforce dynamics of interculturality
Date:June 05, 2018|Domain:Arts & Culture

GIS – 05 June, 2018: The Dragon Boat Festival, in its 13th edition this year and scheduled for Sunday 10 June 2018 at Le Caudan Waterfront in Port Louis, is a traditional and popular event on the Chinese calendar which will enable to create the dyna


Malagasy Week: Mauritians to discover cultural richness of Madagascar

Malagasy Week: Mauritians to discover cultural richness of Madagascar
Date:May 31, 2018|Domain:Arts & Culture--International Relations--Foreign Affairs

GIS – 31 May 2018: The Ministry of Arts and Culture, in collaboration with the Embassy of the Republic of Madagascar in Mauritius, is organising a series of activities during the month of June to mark the Malagasy Week in the context of the celebrat