Mauritius and its cultural events

Clear waters, shiny sand, sunny weather, amazing landscapes but also festivals, concerts and balls, Mauritius Island is the perfect getaway to both relax and discover.

Why choosing Mauritius ?

A sweet weather from January to December, a total health security and above all, some beautiful landscapes that don't get you bored, Mauritius is a true paradise for nature and gentle lifestyle lovers. Moreover, the Island knows how to build some luxurious infrastructures, respecting the environment and the beauty of the nature. If you're a culture lover, you will enjoy plenty of festivals and concerts. This autumn, the planning is really busy !

Mauritius International Kreol Festival, from November 17th to 26th

It's already the 11th edition of this festival, taking place all around the island, celebrating Séga music and other Creole specialties. During 10 days, learn more about the island's colorful traditions and treasures, its music, sounds and perfumes. To end the festival, on Saturday November 26th, a giant concert is organized with more than 30 artists performing and 150 000 crazy people in the audience. Caliente...

To be seen:
November 17th: Conference – UOM (University of Mauritius)
November 18th: Traditional Sega music competition
November 19th: Traditional Ball
From November 19th to 27th: Creativity conference in Mauritius luxurious hotels
November 20th: Gastronomic Festival and Regatta
November 23rd and 24th: Concert paying tribute to Kaya
November 26th: Theater play in Creole
November 26th : ‘Printing’ in open-air
November 26th : Creole dictation
November 26th: Giant closing concert

Festival Porlwi By Light : from December 2nd to 4th

Go straight to Port-Louis for the second edition of Porlwi By Light. In 2015, the nation celebrated the city with hundreds of artists and bands. This year, the festival celebrates the inhabitants and encourages meetings, sharing spirit and interaction. Some luminous installations will also be there to highlight the Island's patrimony, heritage and wealth. Inescapable.

Novembre 2016
By La rédaction
Tourism Mauritius

Mauritius enjoys a relatively mild climate. Although temperatures are rather moderate throughout the year with occasional rainfall, the most pleasant times to visit the island are between the months of April and June and between September and December. As Mauritius is located in the southern hemisphere, the summer and winter months are opposite to seasons in Europe.

Duly filled and signed application forms are available at
Shopping hours in Mauritius’ main cities run from 9.30am to 7.30pm (Monday to Saturday). Some shops open until noon on Sundays and public holidays. Many duty free shops and modern shopping centres offer a wide choice of products
Remember that Mauritians drive on the left.