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.
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.
|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|
|Wednesday||Tamizh Puttaandu||Not A Public Holiday|
|Saturday||Labour Day||National Holiday|
|Saturday||Ganesh Chaturthi||National Holiday|
|Monday||All Saints' Day||National Holiday|
|Tuesday||Arrival of Indentured Labourers||National Holiday|
|Saturday||Christmas Day||National Holiday|