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01 September 2019


This prestigious race is run at the Champ De Mars since 1843

Organiser: Mauritius Turf Club

03 September 2019

Ganesh Chaturthi is celebrated during the August / September. It marks the birthday of Ganesha, the God of wisdom and remover of all obstacles according to Hindu mythology. The event ends with the Ganesh Visarjan​ whereby devotees immerse idol of Lord Ganesh in water body after a gala street procession.

Organiser : Ministry of Arts and Culture

05 September 2019

The Global Kitesports Association (GKA) represent the interests of the kitesports industry and promote the interests of all professional kite riders. The GKA World Cup Mauritius is organised by High Wind Ltd and Global
Kitesports Association.

Organiser: High wind Ltd

07 September 2019


The CIEL Ferney Trail is one of the oldest and yet most favoured trail of Mauritius, regrouping more than 3500 participants yearly. The CIEL Ferney Trail is held at La Vallée de Ferney, the sanctuary of the Mauritian biodiversity situated along the east coast of the island, in the heart of nature where multiple endemic plants and birds nestle. CIEL Ferney Trail is the perfect occasion to discover the island differently…

Back in 2008 and with a strong human approach and pioneering spirit, CIEL Group launched the 1st edition of the CIEL Ferney Trail. CIEL is one of the major Mauritian companies with activities in 5 different sectors, namely Textile, Agro and Property, Finance, Healthcare and Hotels and Resorts. With more than 100 years of history, CIEL is a key player in the socio-economic development of Mauritius. The group is committed to:

  • Encouraging sports in Mauritius
  • Creating social link between participants
  • Promoting the richness of the Mauritian biodiversity
  • Raising awareness on the inclusion of people suffering from intellectual and developmental disabilities

Key figures

  • +3500 participants in 2018
  • More than 150 volunteers
  • Launched in 2008
  • 4 races – 4km, 10km, 20km, 50km
  • More than 30 partners
  • More than 2000 hours of organisation


Organizer : Ciel group


08 September 2019

Date: 08 to 09 September

Every year on 8 September, men, women and children from every part of the island, leave their houses and start on a long march to the shrine of Father Jacques Désiré Laval at Sainte Croix, where prayers are said. The death of Père Laval is commemorated on the 9 September.

Organiser: Ministry of Arts and Culture

09 September 2019

The visit in Mauritius is scheduled on 09th September 2019. It was confirmed by the Diocese that the Pope Francis will be the second Pope to tread the soil of Mauritius, thirty years after St. John Paul II.

Organiser | Diocese de Port-Louis with the support of the Prime minister’s office


27 October 2019

Divali is the most jovial of all Hindu festivals. Celebrated in November, it marks the victory of righteousness over evil in the Hindu mythology. Traditionally, clay oil lamps were placed in front of every home turning the island into a fairyland of flickering lights; these have now been replaced mostly by decorative electric lights.

Organiser : Ministry of Arts and Culture




01 November 2019

It’s a Christian festival, celebrated in Mauritius in honour of all saints known and unknown. Families attend the traditional mass given for the occasion and visit the cemeteries to lay flowers and candles on the graves of their deceased loved ones.

02 November 2019

Anniversary of the Arrival of Indentured Laborers in Mauritius is marked in a special way with a series of activities and celebrated with due honor, consideration and respect to those who have contributed to the economy of Mauritius and progress of the country.

Organizer : Ministry of Arts and Culture