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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


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