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National Arts Fund launches its fifth call for projects

National Arts Fund launches its fifth call for projects
Date:March 17, 2020|Domain:Arts & Culture

GIS - 17 March, 2020: The National Arts Fund (NAF) has launched on 28 February 2020 its fifth call for projects and the deadline for submission of applications is 20 March 2020.The NAF has been set up under the aegis of the Ministry of Arts and Cult


Independence Day 2020: PM urges citizen engagement for a united and healthier nation in his message

Independence Day 2020: PM urges citizen engagement for a united and healthier nation in his message
Date:March 13, 2020|Domain:Arts & Culture

GIS - 13 March, 2020: All citizens should work together towards the common goal of ensuring a united, prosperous and healthier nation. We must also double efforts to foster a more environmentally sustainable society, maintain road safety, combat soc


The democratic Welfare State of Mauritius is an example to the world, says President of the Republic

The democratic Welfare State of Mauritius is an example to the world, says President of the Republic
Date:March 10, 2020|Domain:Arts & Culture

GIS– 10 March, 2020: Today, Mauritius stands as an example for the world as a democratic Welfare State governed by the rule of law, which guarantees freedom for all citizens, with an independent judiciary, as well as a free press. The President of t


Bad weather forecast: All National Day 2020 celebrations cancelled

Bad weather forecast: All National Day 2020 celebrations cancelled
Date:March 09, 2020|Domain:Arts & Culture

GIS – 09 March, 2020: The official programme in the context of 2020 National Day celebrations, comprising the traditional flag hoisting ceremony at the Champ de Mars, in Port Louis, followed by a cultural show, has been cancelled due to weather fore


National Independence Day celebrations: activities aligned to theme Lanatir nou Lavenir

National Independence Day celebrations: activities aligned to theme Lanatir nou Lavenir
Date:March 05, 2020|Domain:Arts & Culture

GIS - 05 March, 2020: The official logo and video song 'Dan Larmoni Lanatir'  in context of the National Independence Day celebrations, were presented today, in presence of the Minister of Arts and Cultural Heritage, Mr. Avinash Teeluck, during a pr


National Drama Festival 2020: Call for participation

National Drama Festival 2020: Call for participation
Date:February 12, 2020|Domain:Arts & Culture

GIS – 12 February, 2020: The Ministry of Arts and Cultural Heritage is organising its annual National Drama Festival 2020 in 10 languages namely Urdu, English, Marathi, Telugu, French, Hindi, Mandarin, Tamil, Bhojpuri and Creole.   The objectiv


Open Air and Intercontinental Slavery Museums to safeguard memories and struggle of our slave ancestors, says PM

Open Air and Intercontinental Slavery Museums to safeguard memories and struggle of our slave ancestors, says PM
Date:February 03, 2020|Domain:Arts & Culture

GIS – 03 February, 2020: Preserving and remembering our history is essential to build our future. The Open-Air Museum is yet another emblematic historical site that safeguards the memories of slavery in Mauritius. Furthermore, the Intercontinental S


Mauritius, a source of inspiration for other countries, says Senegal’s Minister Diop

Mauritius, a source of inspiration for other countries, says Senegal’s Minister Diop
Date:February 03, 2020|Domain:Arts & Culture--International Relations--Foreign Affairs

GIS - 03 February, 2020: Mauritius, as a rainbow nation, embraces a diversity of cultures through the celebration of peace, harmony, tolerance and solidarity. This existing plurality is a source of inspiration for other countries.  The Minister of


Calendar of Activities for the Commemoration of the 185th Anniversary of the Abolition of Slavery

Calendar of Activities for the Commemoration of the 185th Anniversary of the Abolition of Slavery
Date:January 23, 2020|Domain:Arts & Culture

GIS - 23 January, 2020: A series of activities in the context of the Commemoration of the185th Anniversary of the Abolition of Slavery in Mauritius, observed on 01 February each year, were announced by the Minister of Arts and Cultural Heritage, Mr


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