Mauritian Culture

Dates of Significance

  • New Year’s Day (1st of January)
  • Thaipoosam Cavadee (Typically in January/February)
  • Abolition of Slavery Day (1st of February)
  • Chinese New Year (Typically in February)
  • Mahashivaratri (Typically in February/March)
  • Republic Day (12th of March)
  • Ougadi-Telegy New Year (Varies each year)
  • Labour Day (1st of May)
  • Eid al-Fitr (Varies each year)
  • Ganesh Chaturthi (Typically in late August/early September)
  • Diwali (Typically in late October/early November)
  • All Saints Day (1st of November)
  • Christmas Day (25th of December)

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