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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

Mauritian Flag 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
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