Saturday, September 18, 2021

Festivals & Events in Mauritius

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Mauritius holidays include a fusion of several cultures from the history of Mauritius. There are Hindu festivals, Chinese festivals, Muslim festivals and also Christian festivals.


Public Holidays in Mauritius

New Year’s Day1-2 January
Abolition of slavery1 February
Thaipoosam Kavadee3 February
Maha Shivaratree17 February
Chinese Spring Festival19 February
National Day12 March
Ugadi21 March
Labour Day1 May
Eid ul-Fitr (depending on the visibility of the moon)18 July
Ganesh Chaturthi18 September
All Saints’ Day1 November
Arrival of the Indentured Labourers2 November
Diwali11 November
Christmas Day25 December