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PRESS RELEASE

The High Commission of India in collaboration with Ministry of Arts & Culture, Government of Mauritius and The Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) organized an “India Week” to celebrate 50th years of independence of Mauritius from 14th April - 22nd April 2018.

The following six cultural groups, five of which came from ICCR, staged performances in Mauritius during the “India Week” :

DATE & TIME

GROUP NAME

VENUE

Saturday 14 April 2018 1415 hrs

Surendra Sharma - Hasya Kavi

IGCIC, Phoenix

Saturday 14 April 2018 1800 hrs

Rajasthani folk dance Group

Kendra

St Pierre

 

Sunday 15 April 2018

1800 hrs

Ms Kavita Paudwal

(Bollywood songs)

 

IGCIC, Phoenix

Rajasthani folk dance Group

 

Monday 16 April 2018

1900 hrs

 

Kathak Kendra Repertory Group

Rabindranath Tagore Institute, Illot

Ms Kavita Paudwal

(Bollywood songs)

 

 

Tuesday 17 April 2018

1900 hrs

 

Bhangra Group

 

Gala Show at Swami Vivekananda International Convention Centre

Brij Lok Kala Manch

Kathak Kendra Repertory Group

Ms Kavita Paudwal

(Bollywood songs)

Rajasthani folk dance Group

 

Thursday 19 April 2018 1900 hrs

Brij Lok Kala Manch

 

IGCIC,

Phoenix

Kathak Kendra Repertory Group

Friday 20 April 2018

1900 hrs

 

Bhangra Group

Flacq

Coeur de Ville

Brij Lok Kala Manch

Saturday 21 April 2018 1900 hrs

Bhangra Group

Centre Commercial Vieux Moulin Rose Belle

Brij Lok Kala Manch

Sunday 22 April 2018

1900hrs

Bhangra Group

Mahatma Gandhi Institute, Moka

Kathak Kendra Repertory Group

On 17th April 2018, a Gala show at the Swami Vivekananda International Convention Centre was organized, where all five troupes from ICCR including Ms. Kavita Paudwal, as well as the Kathak, Rajasthani folk, Brij Lok Kala Manch and the Bhangra group, staged their performances. Acting President of Mauritius H.E. Mr. Paramasivum Pillay Vyapoory, Acting Prime Minister of Mauritius Hon. Ivan Leslie Collendavelloo, Speaker of the National Assembly Ms. Maya Hanoonmanjee, along with senior members of Cabinet, attended the gala show. The cultural show was highly appreciated and applauded by an audience of 1500 attendees. In all, several thousand Mauritians from different parts of Mauritius enjoyed the India Week, which was held across a range of concert halls and open-air venues including shopping malls in the country, in a festive spirit.

15th May 2018

HCI Port Louis

Celebration of India Week in Mauritius - Performance of Bhangra Group

Celebration of India Week in Mauritius - Performance of Ms. Kavita Paudwal, Bollywood singer

Celebration of India Week in Mauritius - Rajasthani folk dance Group performance

From left to right -Lady Sarojini Jugnauth, Rt. Hon. Sir Anerood Jugnauth, Minister of Defence, Acting Prime Minister of Mauritius Hon. Ivan Leslie Collendavelloo, Acting President of Mauritius H.E. Mr. Paramasivum Pillay Vyapoory and his spouse Mrs. Sarojini Vyapoory, Mrs. Maya Hanoomanjee, Speaker of the National Assembly and her Spouse, along with other senior members of Cabinet, attend the gala show at SVICC on 17 April 2018

 
 
 


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