On Sunday 2nd November, Mauritius observes the Anniversary of the Arrival of Indentured Labourers. But how did this national day of remembrance originate?
Along with Mozambique, Mauritius is one of two Southern African nations who exhibited examples of local handicrafts at the World Craft Council’s Golden Jubilee Celebration Summit on 18-22 October in Dongyang, China.
How’s your knowledge of Mauritius? If you’re aware that we’re an island in the Indian Ocean but that’s about as far as it goes, this is for you. Simply gen up on these facts and you’ll soon have the locals thinking you’re an expert.
Discover the story of Mauritius traditional music and dance: Sega.
National music and dance of Mauritius, Séga is a tradition inherited from the early slave population and passed down from generation to generation.
Five Mauritian geckos have been sent into space by the Russian space agency in an attempt to learn more about the effect of microgravity on the creatures’ mating, fertilisation and embryonic development.
A production of one of the world’s most famous musicals The Phantom of the Opera can be seen in Mauritius this weekend.
Read everything you need to know about Ganga Talao, a serene and beautiful crater lake and pilgrimage site for the island’s Hindu population.
Complete mystery for the archeologists, the pyramids of Mauritius are similar to pyramids you can observe in Sicily and Tenerife. Read more about these monuments…
Located in Pamplemousses, the old estate and it’s museum, L’Aventure du Sucre, tell the fascinating story of the sugar industry in Mauritius.