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2023 MAURITIUS HOLIDAYS

The next public holiday in Mauritius is

25th December, SundayChristmas

List of National and Regional Public Holidays of Mauritius in 2023

DAYDATEHOLIDAY
SundaySunJan 01, 2023Jan 01New Year
MondayMonJan 02, 2023Jan 02Day After New Year
SundaySunJan 22, 2023Jan 22Chinese Spring Festival
WednesdayWedFeb 01, 2023Feb 01Abolition of Slavery
SundaySunFeb 05, 2023Feb 05Thaipoosam Cavadee
SaturdaySatFeb 18, 2023Feb 18Maha Shivaratree
SundaySunMar 12, 2023Mar 12Independence & Republic Day
WednesdayWedMar 22, 2023Mar 22Ugaadi
SaturdaySatApr 22, 2023Apr 22Eid-Ul-Fitr
MondayMonMay 01, 2023May 01Labour Day
TuesdayTueAug 15, 2023Aug 15Assumption of Mary
WednesdayWedSep 20, 2023Sep 20Ganesh Chaturthi
ThursdayThuNov 02, 2023Nov 02Arrival of indentured Labourers
SundaySunNov 12, 2023Nov 12Divali
MondayMonDec 25, 2023Dec 25Christmas

Public Holidays in Mauritius

Christmas

Christmas

Sunday Dec 25, 2022

The upcoming Mauritius holiday Christmas is in 17 days from today.

New Year

New Year

Sunday Jan 01, 2023

The upcoming Mauritius holiday New Year is in 24 days from today.

Day After New Year

Day After New Year

Monday Jan 02, 2023

The upcoming Mauritius holiday Day After New Year is in 25 days from today.

List of Popular Celebration Days of United States in 2023

DAYDATEHOLIDAY
FridayFriJun 02, 2023Jun 02National Donut Day

2023 Public Holidays Mauritius Service

The above is the list of 2023 public holidays declared in Mauritius which includes federal, regional government holidays and popular observances. We also provide Mauritius holiday calendar for 2023 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.