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Seychelles has added yet another accolade to its collection at the very start of the year 2018. The island destination has been named one of the ‘Top 20 Most Beautiful Wedding Destinations in t... Weiterlesen...
In an initiative that echoes the fact that, since those days of its first settlement, Seychelles has always been a rich melting pot of peoples from the four corners of the planet.
Seychelles, in 2017, is set to become the stage for representatives of the world’s most prestigious carnivals.
The Seychelles International Carnival of Victoria will be merged with Festival Kreol and will be held over a three-day period in October 2018,
Promising to be the focus of international as well as local attention, the Seychelles International Carnival of Victoria will feature a procession of colourful floats representing the various participants’ national carnivals, as well as a raft of other dedicated activities all of which will fall under the carnival’s theme.
Widespread international press coverage is expected for this colourful event which is sure to be a crowd-pleaser, as it brings the lively ambiance of international carnival time to the islands.
Festival Kreol is the biggest and most important event of the Seychelles cultural calendar.
The 32nd edition of the Festival Kreol will take place from the 23rd to 31st of October 2018.
It offers the visitor a fascinating week full of the colours, sounds, flavours and fragrances of one corner of the Creole world that treasures its traditions while embracing the opportunities of the present.
Please contact the Culture Division of the Ministry of Tourism and Culture for additional details.
The Round Table Regatta has become an important national event in the Island’s calendar. The event will span over one weekend, from the 29th September to the 1st October 2018 and takes place on the popular Beau Vallon Beach Front. The event’s jam-packed schedule includes numerous sports competitions, live performances by local artists as well as many fairground games. The weekend culminates with a hilarious ‘Greasy Pole Contest’, where competitors struggle to reach a cash prize fixed on top of a 6-metre wooden pole smothered in grease. Last, but far from least, is the all-important lottery draw at 1830hrs on Regatta Sunday.
Local and International companies alike support the event by manning food and beverage stalls or running promotional stations where the crowds benefit from generous give-aways and reduced prices on goods. All in all, the Round Table Regatta weekend brings many Seychellois and tourists together in a high-spirited, cause-driven event.
The Feast of the Assumption of Mary is dedicated to the church of La Digue and is very popular with Seychellois from all islands who flock to the island for the occasion.
For further information please contact the La Digue Board on telephone number +248 4 23 45 96.
FetAfrik is a multi-artistic festival, a colourful expression of African and Kreol culture and also the Seychellois way of celebrating Africa Day, on the 25th to the 27th of May.
This annual event was first celebrated in 1999 and has since gained popularity as it has seen the participation of renowned regional artists such as Nandipa Madikiza, fashion designer from South Africa; “Soley Leve” music & dance group from Mauritius and many more...