Festivals & Public Holidays

The island nation of Mauritius is dotted with a cultural community from different religions. Explore list of holidays and festivals observed in Mauritius in 2021.

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Public Holidays in Mauritius 2021

Public Holidays in Mauritius - Mauritius is a beautiful island nation located in the Indian Ocean. The nation includes islands of Mauritius, Rodrigues, Agalega and St. Brandon with Port Louis, being the capital city. Entire population in the Islands of Mauritius are multiethnic, multi-religious, multicultural and multilingual. Hinduism is the most dominant religion in Mauritius with over 48% followers, followed by Christianity (32.7%), Islam (17.2%) and other religions (0.7%). Home to people of numerous culture and traditions, there are 15 annual public holidays mostly related to religious practiced in the nation. There are festivals celebrated by Hindus, Muslims, Chinese and Christian community in the islands. Explore below list of public holidays observed in Mauritius for year 2021.


National Holidays in Mauritius in 2021

Date Day Holiday Name Type
Friday New Year's Day National Holiday
Saturday New Year's Holiday National Holiday
Thursday Thaipoosam Cavadee (Hindu festival) National Holiday
Monday Abolition of Slavery National Holiday
Friday Chinese Spring Festival National Holiday
Thursday Maha Shivaratree National Holiday
Friday Independence and Republic Day National Holiday
Tuesday Ougadi National Holiday
Wednesday Tamizh Puttaandu Not A Public Holiday
Saturday Labour Day National Holiday
Friday Eid-Ul-Fitr National Holiday
Saturday Ganesh Chaturthi National Holiday
Monday All Saints' Day National Holiday
Tuesday Arrival of Indentured Labourers National Holiday
Thursday Diwali National Holiday
Saturday Christmas Day National Holiday

Public Holidays in 2021


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