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Thousands of people descended on Anse Royale during the weekend of the 4th and 5th July to celebrate the 2nd edition of the SeyMas (Seychelles Music Association) 'Moutya Festival'. Read more...
It has been 243 years since the 1st ship with Indians landed in Seychelles. Since then they have become an integral part of Seychelles culture and society.
The dedicated Praslin Fiesta will follow in the spirt of the 'Fete de La Musique' of Pralin in 1979 when a 'Pierre de L'Unite' was erected at the Vallee de Mai entrance.
The Feast of the Assumption of Mary is dedicated to the church of La Digue and is very popular with Seychellois from all islands who flock to the island for the occasion.
Global Vision International (GVI) and the Marine Conservation Society Seychelles (MCSS) with the Ministry of Environment and Energy and the Ministry of Education are organising the first Seychelles Sea Turtle Festival on Friday 9th and Saturday 10th August 2013. Friday's opening ceremony will be held at the National Theatre and Saturday's fun day will be on the waterfront area in Beau Vallon.
The aim of the turtle festival is to raise public awareness of issues relating to marine turtle conservation within the Seychelles. The event will be an opportunity to highlight existing initiatives, promote future partnerships and celebrate the Seychelles marine turtle population.
The turtle festival will bring together government departments, local NGOs, schools and private enterprises for two days of activities, community stalls and live entertainment for the local community and tourists.