Discover Mauritius Culture
The main festivals and religious events celebrated in Mauritius are Cavadee, Chinese Spring Festival, Christmas, Divali, Easter, Eid-ul-Fitr
1 January the New Year
January: Thaipoosam Cavadee.
- Cavadee, Tamil festival of purification.
- Spring Festival (Chinese New Year).
March: Maha Shivaratree, party in honor of Shiva at Grand Bassin.
March 12: Independence Day (National Day).
End of March: Holi (Hindu festival)
1st May: Labour Day.
August 15: Assumption.
September 9: Feast of Father Laval.
November: Diwali (Tamil festival of light).
1st November: All Saints Day.
December 25: Christmas Party.