This festival marks the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan. Mauritians celebrate with prayers at mosques across the island. The sharing of food and sweets with family members, neighbours and friends, as well as the poor is common throughout the island.
Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary
Many Mauritian Catholics and a few Mauritian Protestants mark the day on which they hold that the Virgin Mary, both in body and in soul, entered Heaven.
2014年10月23日 - 2014年10月27日
This is the most beautiful and refined of Hindu festivals, and is aptly called the Festival of Lights. It represents the victory over light and goodness over the forces of evil and darkness.