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Curtains were drawn on the third Seychelles-China Day celebrations last Saturday with the final activity which was a Chinese bazaar right in the heart of Victoria.The bazaar was held at the National C... Read more...
The Seychelles Ocean Festival will take place from 2nd - 9th December 2016.
The new Seychelles Ocean Festival (SOF) stands on the shoulders of its predecessor SUBIOS and its achievements over a period of two decades while at the same time attempting to broaden its appeal and involve other emerging sectors of Seychelles’ marine scene such as sailing, cruising and sports-fishing which are all steadily evolving to become mainstream tourist activities and major destination attractions.
The new Festival, which will kick off with a launch at Eden Island on Friday 2nd followed by a paid gala dinner at Eden Bleu the next day, will also include public events such as a family fun day on Sunday 4th December featuring a number of sporting activities. There will also be dedicated film screenings at Deepams Cinema as well as exhibitions and special festival activities hosted at various hotels and dive centres throughout festival week.
Please visit the Seychelles Ocean Festival website for more details and entry forms.
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.
For further information please contact the La Digue Board on telephone number +248 4 23 45 96.
In an initiative that echoes the fact that, since those days of its first settlement, Seychelles has always been a rich melting pot of peoples from the four corners of the planet.
Seychelles, in 2016, is set to become the stage for representatives of the world’s most prestigious carnivals.
The Seychelles International Carnival of Victoria will be held over a three-day period in April 2016, when it will become a focal point for representatives from the world’s most famous carnivals who will be invited to the islands to take part in this exciting international event.
Promising to be the focus of international as well as local attention, the Seychelles International Carnival of Victoria will feature a procession of colourful floats representing the various participants’ national carnivals, as well as a raft of other dedicated activities all of which will fall under the carnival’s theme.
Widespread international press coverage is expected for this colourful event which is sure to be a crowd-pleaser, as it brings the lively ambiance of international carnival time to the islands.
The Seychelles Islands... the land of perpetual summer where a friendly, people and a vibrant, authentic culture conspire with legendary natural beauty and uncanny tranquillity to offer the vacation of a lifetime.
Every year, against this backdrop of almost surreal splendour and surprising levels of diversity that include both towering, granitic islands and low-lying coral atolls, species of flora & fauna that are amongst the rarest on the planet and the multi-ethnic roots of the welcoming population, Seychelles plays host to the Seychelles Eco-Friendly Marathon.
The inaugural race, which was held in 2008, was the brainchild of Mr. Dong Chang Jeong, Seychelles' Honorary Consul General for South Korea with the aims of enhancing Seychellois health, providing for interaction between Seychellois and foreign participants, attracting overseas runners and leisure travellers and strengthening Seychelles' brand image worlwide.
Seychelles Eco-Friendly Marathon provides a unique opportunity for marathon runners across the globe not only to savour the experience of running through some of the most amazing countryside on earth, but enjoy a unique opportunity for healthy living and for the recalibration of mind, body & soul in harmony with the rhytms of nature.
The event is wonderfully complemented by a special Korean Gala Dinner, due to be held on Sunday 28th February 2016. It is a unique chance to experience the wonders of Korean culture and cuisine and will also be the occasion for the prize giving ceremony for Seychelles Eco-Friendly Marathon winners.
The breathtakingly-beautiful course of the marathon meanders down the East coast of Mahe, Seychelles' principal island, between virgin, forest-covered hillsides and the dappled waters of a limpid, sapphire ocean.
If it is true that inspiration is drawn from one's environment, then there can be few purer forms of motivation than that supplied by Seychelles' Eco-Friendly Marathon. To participate in this event is to obey Nature's call to convene at place we have all long dreamed exists: a mythical place of ultimate harmony where tired spirits can be refreshed and worries washed away. Somewhere with the space to breathe the purest air and ample room to stroll trackless, powder-soft sands of breathtaking beaches. A place for the senses to feast on the endless delight of fresh experiences. A place where Man's timeless yearning for harmony folds seamlessly into reality.
The last visit by the Circus of Samoa was the first time a circus had come to Seychelles and the number of people who queued to see the performance was a clear indication that Seychelles had welcomed that initiative by the Government of Seychelles. After the success of the Circus in Seychelles, the Magic Circus of Samoa has confirmed that they will be returning in February 2016. The tallest man in the world, Sultan Kosen, will also be part of the delegation.