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2019 MAURITIUS HOLIDAYS

The next public holiday in Mauritius is

27th October, SundayDivali

List of National and Regional Public Holidays of Mauritius in 2019

DAYDATEHOLIDAY
TuesdayTueJan 01, 2019Jan 01New Year
WednesdayWedJan 02, 2019Jan 02Day After New Year
MondayMonJan 21, 2019Jan 21Thaipoosam Cavadee
FridayFriFeb 01, 2019Feb 01Abolition of Slavery
TuesdayTueFeb 05, 2019Feb 05Chinese Spring Festival
MondayMonMar 04, 2019Mar 04Maha Shivaratree
TuesdayTueMar 12, 2019Mar 12Independence & Republic Day
SaturdaySatApr 06, 2019Apr 06Ugaadi
WednesdayWedMay 01, 2019May 01Labour Day
WednesdayWedJun 05, 2019Jun 05Eid-Ul-Fitr
ThursdayThuAug 15, 2019Aug 15Assumption of Mary
TuesdayTueSep 03, 2019Sep 03Ganesh Chaturthi
SundaySunOct 27, 2019Oct 27Divali
FridayFriNov 01, 2019Nov 01All Saints Day
SaturdaySatNov 02, 2019Nov 02Arrival of indentured Labourers
WednesdayWedDec 25, 2019Dec 25Christmas

Upcoming Public Holidays in Mauritius

Divali

Divali

Sunday Oct 27, 2019

The upcoming Mauritius holiday Divali is in 37 days from today.

All Saints Day

All Saints Day

Friday Nov 01, 2019

The upcoming Mauritius holiday All Saints Day is in 42 days from today.

Arrival of indentured Labourers

Arrival of indentured Labourers

Saturday Nov 02, 2019

The upcoming Mauritius holiday Arrival of indentured Labourers is in 43 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.