Culture Mauritius

Durga Puja Et Divali : Des Versets En Bhojpuri Du Ramayana A Travers Le Pays

Somduth Dulthumun : « Garder le côté spirituel du Divali »

08 Oct 2013, business.mega.mu

Le Morne: The Material History of the First Creole Construction

The pleasant walk that allow guides Morne Heritage Trust Fund could, time to do so, be substantially documented and enriched through its most dense in information and notable by its nature step potential: that of abandoned Morne Cemetery, located at the doorway.

13 Aug 2013, business.mega.mu

Don't Be a (Work) Hero

I often end the work week with the feeling that, although I’ve got a lot done, I’d need another whole week just to catch up. And that’s before I deal with the stuff that I’ll be facing the following week! It’s easily solved, right?

13 Aug 2013, business.mega.mu

The National Archives Go Digital

The Minister of Arts and Culture, Mookhesswur Choonee, and the Minister of ICT, Tassarajen Pillay Chedumbrum have launched the website and digital archive system National Archives, Coromandel Wednesday.

14 Jun 2013, business.mega.mu

Chinatown Food and Cultural Festival

Everything is ready to host the ninth edition of the China Food and Cultural Festival. Chinatown will be the spotlight from 11 to 12 May in the kitchen and the Chinese culture. The cultural aspect is, among other things, enhanced by the Inner Mongolia Cultural Troup.

09 May 2013, business.mega.mu

25 Greatest Acting Performances of Indian Cinema

A pick of the most memorable acting performances

28 Apr 2013, business.mega.mu

Mauritius most popular porn site search term revealed

A country by country list of top search terms used at pornography websites has revealed vastly different preferences among individual nations when it comes to surfing the net behind closed doors. From the man caves of Malaysia to the laptops of Mauritius the unusual and often disturbing tastes of porn fans around the world have [...]Related News:Porn movie seller tries to kill his wife in MauritiusUK Mauritian businessman raped an 11-year-old schoolgirl…Jamaican death riot drug baron surrenders to police after 73Meet India's first porn star – Savita BhabhiMauritian Beach Volleyball team loses to BrazilThe post Mauritius most popular porn site ...

13 Mar 2013, KotZot

Keeping Company Culture Intact After a Move

Many companies will eventually outgrow their current location. Maybe your startup team is doubling in size and you need a bigger office; maybe there’s a new market that you want to explore, so you’re simply opening up a second branch. Perhaps you’ve set your sights abroad.

15 Nov 2012, business.mega.mu

Rituals : The Power Of Pain

Dimitris Xygalatas realised he was onto something big long before the New York Times (NYT) and Discovery Channel took an interest in his work. Still, nothing prepared him from the splash his research paper entitled, Synchronized arousal between performers and related spectators in a fire-walking ritual would cause, namely in the form an article on the front page of the NYT the day after Osama bin Laden was killed.

19 Oct 2012, business.mega.mu

Eid-ul-Fitr, the biggest religious festival of the Muslims, is being celebrated across Mauritius today

Mauritians of Muslim faith celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr today. Following the month-long fasting of Ramadan, when Muslims refrain from eating and drinking during daylight hours, celebrated Eid-ul-Fitr, the festival that signifies the end of the Ramadan observance period. Preparations have been made for holding Eid jamaats in the capital and different places throughout the country. For most [...]The post Eid-ul-Fitr, the biggest religious festival of the Muslims, is being celebrated across Mauritius today appeared first on Mauritius News Ile Maurice.

20 Aug 2012, KotZot

“Mauritius by People” photo contest won by Dario Li

The award ceremony of the photo contest “Mauritius by People” was held on Saturday 10th August 2012 at the Henessy Park Hotel where the first three winners were awarded their respective prizes. The MTPA had sponsored the competition and the aim was to see the island through the eyes of its inhabitants. It was also [...]The post “Mauritius by People” photo contest won by Dario Li appeared first on Mauritius News Ile Maurice.

16 Aug 2012, KotZot

Sarita Boodhoo – “Bhojpuri language has contributed to the development of Mauritius”

Sarita Boodhoo has been striving to help Bhojpuri attain a respectable standard for nearly three decades now. She terms the language as an intangible heritage which has contributed to the development of the country. Boodhoo is also the author of many books destined to familiarise students with the Bhojpuri grammar. The former inspector of the [...]The post Sarita Boodhoo – “Bhojpuri language has contributed to the development of Mauritius” appeared first on Mauritius News Ile Maurice.

15 Aug 2012, KotZot

Expect more big fat Indian weddings travel to Mauritius

Indian weddings are multi-million rupees events and evidently so, it is a niche segment. That is probably the only reason why foreign tourism bodies that are otherwise meticulous in data collection have not yet culled statistics to monitor the growth of the Indian wedding market segment. But there is enough anecdotal evidence that suggests that [...]The post Expect more big fat Indian weddings travel to Mauritius appeared first on Mauritius News Ile Maurice.

13 Aug 2012, KotZot

Mauritius will host the 6th edition of the mini Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD)

Mauritius will host the 6th edition of the mini Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD) on 27-28 October 2012 at the Mahatma Gandhi Institute (MGI) in Moka. At a press briefing held in Port Louis yesterday, the minister of Arts and Culture, Mr Choonee, pointed out that it was an honour for Mauritius to host the event. [...]The post Mauritius will host the 6th edition of the mini Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD) appeared first on Mauritius News Ile Maurice.

03 Aug 2012, KotZot

Raksha Bandhan celebrated today in Mauritius

Celebrating and reaffirming the sibling bond where sisters tie a decorated thread or Rakhi on their brothers’ wrist, Raksha Bandhan was celebrated on Thursday with much fervour and colour in the Mauritius. The festival symobolises trust between sisters and brothers, with a sister praying for the lifelong well-being of her brother who in turn vows [...]The post Raksha Bandhan celebrated today in Mauritius appeared first on Mauritius News Ile Maurice.

02 Aug 2012, KotZot

Mauritian Hakka take top prizes at conference in Toronto

Every four years, the Toronto Hakka Conference meets to highlight the Hakka language and culture, and to recognize the outstanding achievements of Chinese Hakka who have settled in the Toronto area of Canada. For the first time since the Conference was founded 12 years ago, Hakka who immigrated to Toronto from Mauritius won awards in [...]The post Mauritian Hakka take top prizes at conference in Toronto appeared first on Mauritius News Ile Maurice.

29 Jul 2012, KotZot

The Mauritian cannot be separated from his religion

Religion means different things to different generations of mauritians. If a few young people have grown up in a world which is insensitive to the religious approach, it is because the other generation parenting these youth was themselves poorly immersed in religion. Religion need not apply to the life of the Mauritian as a theocratic [...]The post The Mauritian cannot be separated from his religion appeared first on Mauritius News Ile Maurice.

27 Jul 2012, KotZot

Dodo Destiny: An American Eye on Mauritius by Tom Parker

Dodo Destiny An American Eye on Mauritius by Tom Parker examines the sad tale of the dodo and the unique history of Mauritius and neighboring islands in the Indian Ocean. The flightless dodo is perhaps the most famous symbol of the dangers of global extinction with a universally recognized image. Despite this fame, little is [...]The post Dodo Destiny: An American Eye on Mauritius by Tom Parker appeared first on Mauritius News Ile Maurice.

10 Jul 2012, KotZot

Savatte Dodo

Who is the Mauritian who has never worn a "savatte dodo"

30 Mar 2012, Yashvin, pages of my life

Foreign Festivals in Mauritius: A Look at the Other Cultures

The cultural component occupies a large part of the agenda of various diplomatic missions represented in Mauritius. Gastronomic weeks, workshops, exhibitions ... enable Mauritians to better understand the habits and customs of these countries sometimes distant.

28 Mar 2012, business.mega.mu

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