Maha Shivaratri Hindu Festival February 21st 2020 Friday 21st February
Maha Shivaratri Hindu Festival
49% of the population of Mauritius are Hindus, followed by Christians (32%), Muslims (17%), and Buddhists (0.4%).
When the sun sets on the day of Maha Shivaratri, the celebrations begin with the festival honouring the much-loved deity Lord Shiva.
The festivities of Maha Shivaratri actually last a few days and allows thousands of ... read more
Africa » Mauritius Discovered by the Portuguese in 1505, Mauritius was subsequently held by the Dutch, French, and British before independence was attained in 1968. A stable democracy with regular free elections and a positive human rights record, the country has attra... ... read more