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Mauritius Calendar 2017

Mauritius Billfish Release Competition

Date: 26 to 31 January

Big Game Fishing

The Mauritius Billfish Release International Tournament is taking place in Black River, in late January during the peak of the marlin... View event info

Month: January 2017

Venue: On the coast of Black River

Chinese Spring Festival

Date: 28 January

The Spring Festival, which is the Chinese New Year, is celebrated in January/February, depending on the adjustment of lunar days. Food is piled up to ensure abundance during the year... View event info

Month: January 2017

Venue: Mauritius

Abolition of Slavery

Date: 01 February

Slavery was abolished on the island in 1835 by the British, following the vote of the Slavery Abolition Act in 1833 by the British Parliament. Each year, to celebrate the abolition of... View event info

Month: February 2017

Venue: Le Morne Public Beach

Thaipoosam Cavadee

Date: 09 February

Cavadee is among the most spectacular Tamil events. The body pierced with needles and the tongue and cheeks with skewers, the devotee, trance-like and in penance, walks in procession... View event info

Month: February 2017

Venue: Mauritius

Maha Shivratree

Date: 25 February

Maha Shivratree is celebrated in honour of Hindu God, Siva. Hindu devotees, clad in spotless white, carry the "kanwar" - wooden arches covered with flowers – on pilgrimage to Grand... View event info

Month: February 2017

Venue: Grand Bassin

World Wildlife Day

Date: 3 March

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Month: March 2017

Venue: Mauritius

Fete Du Poisson (Rodrigues)

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An annual activity organised to celebrate opening of net fishing.Activities include cultural shows, sales of local food and drinks, exhibitions.

Organiser: Rodrigues Tourism Office

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Month: March 2017

Venue: Cotton Bay Beach, Rodrigues

Open Days and guided visits free of charge to the public for monuments & heritage sites

Date: 22 to 23 April

Open Days and guided visits free of charge to the public for monuments & heritage sites

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Month: April 2017

Venue: Mauritius

Royal Raid Trail Run

Date: 13 May

Royal Raid, the first and fantastic Mauritian Trail run that will lead you inside our Island and makes you discover unforgettable tropical sceneries.

Every year, local and international runners and hikers enjoy the... View event info

Month: May 2017

Venue: Yemen Nature Reserve, Black River National Park and Bel Ombre Nature Reserve

Mauritius Tour Beachcomber – Mountain Bike Race

Date: 18 to 20 May

The Mauritius Tour Beachcomber (MTB) is a unique mountain bike stage race by the leading Mauritian hospitality group, Beachcomber, and its expert partners. It creates an unparalleled... View event info

Month: May 2017

Venue: Mauritius

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