2019 MAURITIUS HOLIDAYS
The next public holiday in Mauritius is
27th October, SundayDivali
List of National and Regional Public Holidays of Mauritius in 2019
|TuesdayTue||Jan 01, 2019Jan 01||New Year|
|WednesdayWed||Jan 02, 2019Jan 02||Day After New Year|
|MondayMon||Jan 21, 2019Jan 21||Thaipoosam Cavadee|
|FridayFri||Feb 01, 2019Feb 01||Abolition of Slavery|
|TuesdayTue||Feb 05, 2019Feb 05||Chinese Spring Festival|
|MondayMon||Mar 04, 2019Mar 04||Maha Shivaratree|
|TuesdayTue||Mar 12, 2019Mar 12||Independence & Republic Day|
|SaturdaySat||Apr 06, 2019Apr 06||Ugaadi|
|WednesdayWed||May 01, 2019May 01||Labour Day|
|WednesdayWed||Jun 05, 2019Jun 05||Eid-Ul-Fitr|
|ThursdayThu||Aug 15, 2019Aug 15||Assumption of Mary|
|TuesdayTue||Sep 03, 2019Sep 03||Ganesh Chaturthi|
|SundaySun||Oct 27, 2019Oct 27||Divali|
|FridayFri||Nov 01, 2019Nov 01||All Saints Day|
|SaturdaySat||Nov 02, 2019Nov 02||Arrival of indentured Labourers|
|WednesdayWed||Dec 25, 2019Dec 25||Christmas|
Upcoming Public Holidays in Mauritius
Sunday Oct 27, 2019
The upcoming Mauritius holiday Divali is in 34 days from today.
All Saints Day
Friday Nov 01, 2019
The upcoming Mauritius holiday All Saints Day is in 39 days from today.
2019 Public Holidays Mauritius Service
The above is the list of 2019 public holidays declared in Mauritius which includes federal, regional government holidays and popular observances. We also provide Mauritius holiday calendar for 2019 in Word, Excel, PDF and printable online formats.
Mauritius celebrates 15 public holidays every year. Seven of them have fixed dates while the remaining eight keep on changing every year.
The government by the guide of the laws governing the public holidays entitles the employees paid days off during public holidays. The offices, businesses, and schools are closed too.
Mauritius is made up of different religious communities including Muslims, Christians, Hindus, and Buddhist. The groups contribute to many religious holidays celebrated annually.
Hindu holidays include Thaipusam Cavadee which is celebrated annually to commemorate the occasion when Parvati gave Murugan a vel. It is marked with celebrations of its kind. Pilgrims walk barefooted carrying the "Cavadee" with their bodies and tongues pierced with needle and skewers. Other Hindu festivals include a walk on fire and Maha Shivaratri.
Christians celebrate the Good Friday, Easter Sunday, Easter Monday, All Saints Day, and Christmas. Christmas is the most celebrated christen holiday in Mauritius.
Buddhists are entitled to celebrate the birthday of Lord Buddha. The events are marked with lots of celebrations and festivities.
Muslims observe the holy month of Ramadan and later hold a sacred day of Eid ul-Fitr. Islamic religion uses the lunar calendar to mark the dates of their events; hence, the dates keep on changing annually.
Mauritius celebrates national Independence Day each year. This day is celebrated to commemorate the day Mauritius got their independence from the British colonization. The day is marked with celebrations full of military parades, special of patriotism, cultural dances, and songs.