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15 Aug 2020
08:00AM - 05:00PM
Assumption Day
23 Aug 2020
08:00AM - 05:00PM
Ganesh Chaturthi
Divali
Sunday 27 October 2019

Divali is celebrated by all Indo-Mauritians and a number of other communities. It was originally an Indian festival celebrating the victory of Lord Rama over the devil as depicted in the epic poem, Ramayana. Many Mauritians decorate their homes with small oil lamps or electric bulbs and cakes are cooked and shared amongst neighbours and parents.