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Holidays & Observances in Mauritius

Mauritius is an African island country located in the Indian Ocean. With such a convenient location, it has been under the control of many different colonial powers. The most recent one was Britain, but many Mauritian people still speak French stemming from the countries time under French rule. Today the culture of the island takes influences from all of its previous colonial powers as well as from the cultures of the diverse people living there. Hinduism and Christianity are the most widely practiced religions, but other religions are also common. Religious holidays and festivals of all kinds are celebrated openly throughout the year. The diverse nature of Mauritius means that some kind of celebration can always be found.


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Country Observances

Common Observance Country Holiday Observance Type Holiday Date
Independence Day Mauritius Independence Day National, Federal, Bank, Public
Easter Easter Spiritual, Religious, Beliefs
Easter Monday Easter Monday Spiritual, Religious, Beliefs
Assumption Day Assumption of Mary Spiritual, Religious, Beliefs
All Saints' Day All Saints' Day Spiritual, Religious, Beliefs
Christmas Christmas Eve Spiritual, Religious, Beliefs
Christmas Christmas National, Federal, Bank, Public