2022 MAURITIUS HOLIDAYS
The next public holiday in Mauritius is
1st February, TuesdayChinese Spring Festival
List of National and Regional Public Holidays of Mauritius in 2022
|SaturdaySat||Jan 01, 2022Jan 01||New Year|
|SundaySun||Jan 02, 2022Jan 02||Day After New Year|
|TuesdayTue||Jan 18, 2022Jan 18||Thaipoosam Cavadee|
|TuesdayTue||Feb 01, 2022Feb 01||Abolition of Slavery|
|TuesdayTue||Feb 01, 2022Feb 01||Chinese Spring Festival|
|TuesdayTue||Mar 01, 2022Mar 01||Maha Shivaratree|
|SaturdaySat||Mar 12, 2022Mar 12||Independence & Republic Day|
|SaturdaySat||Apr 02, 2022Apr 02||Ugaadi|
|SundaySun||May 01, 2022May 01||Labour Day|
|TuesdayTue||May 03, 2022May 03||Eid-Ul-Fitr|
|MondayMon||Aug 15, 2022Aug 15||Assumption of Mary|
|WednesdayWed||Aug 31, 2022Aug 31||Ganesh Chaturthi|
|MondayMon||Oct 24, 2022Oct 24||Divali|
|WednesdayWed||Nov 02, 2022Nov 02||Arrival of indentured Labourers|
|SundaySun||Dec 25, 2022Dec 25||Christmas|
Public Holidays in Mauritius
Abolition of Slavery
Tuesday Feb 01, 2022
The upcoming Mauritius holiday Abolition of Slavery is in 12 days from today.
Chinese Spring Festival
Tuesday Feb 01, 2022
The upcoming Mauritius holiday Chinese Spring Festival is in 12 days from today.
Tuesday Mar 01, 2022
The upcoming Mauritius holiday Maha Shivaratree is in 40 days from today.
2022 Public Holidays Mauritius Service
The above is the list of 2022 public holidays declared in Mauritius which includes federal, regional government holidays and popular observances. We also provide Mauritius holiday calendar for 2022 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.