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Swimming: Fina/Hosa Marathon Swim World Series

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All hands on deck for strong first impression in inaugural race Everyone should do their part in preparing and executing the forthcoming Fédération internationale de natation (Fina) Marathon Swim World Series, so that Seychelles as a nation can make a strong first impression, Sports Minister Mitcy Larue has said. Minister Larue made the statement during a press conference yesterday at ...

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11es Jeux de la CJSOI du 20 au 28 avril 2018, à Djibouti

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Les meilleurs espoirs seychellois à Djibouti Environ 80 athlètes participeront à la 11e édition des Jeux de la Commission de la Jeunesse et des Sports de l’Océan Indien (CJSOI) qui auront lieu à Djibouti du 20 au 28 avril. Les athlètes s’envolent pour Djibouti ce matin et seront de retour aux Seychelles le 30 avril. Cinq disciplines sportives ont été ...

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Message by Minister Mitcy Larue,

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Minister for Youth, Sports and Culture On the Occasion of the International Day for Monuments and Sites 18th April 2018 Every year on 18th April, the International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) celebrates the International Day for Monuments and Sites, whose establishment was approved by the 22nd UNESCO General Conference in 1983. The International Day for Monuments and Sites ...

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Art exhibition – A chance to admire the “unexplored” regions of India

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A special photography exhibition was organised to explore the diverse culture of the Seven States in Northeast India popularly known as ‘The Seven Sisters’ under the theme ‘Paradise Unexplored’. The exhibition was officially opened last Friday by the Minister for Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports and Marine Maurice Loustau-Lanne in a small ceremony at the Eden Art Gallery, Eden Island. “Such ...

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Dauban historical plantation house on Silhouette

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Creole culture activities day marks reopening The newly restored iconic plantation house originally built by the French Dauban family in the 1860s, reopened on Saturday during a fun Creole culture activities day. The Grann Kaz, as it is better known, has undergone some six months’ restoration works during which its authentic Creole cuisine restaurant was closed for three months. Together ...

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Silhouette se dote de son propre musée d’histoire

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’île de Silhouette s’est doté d’un nouveau site à visiter : son nouveau musée qui a élu domicile dans la manifique Grann Kaz de la famille Dauban. L’inauguration du musée a eu lieu samedi matin lors d’une cérémonie assistée par la Ministre responsable de la culture, Mme Mitcy Larue ; le Ministre responsable du Tourisme, M. Maurice Loustau-Lalanne ; l’ambassadeur ...

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Mercenary makes history!

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Local Seychellois artist Vincent Eliza known as Mercenary has become the first local artist to fill up to capacity the NSC hall at Roche Caiman. The sell-out concert was held on April 7 and it was a night to remember as Mercenary broke boundaries with a great performance . The Seychellois singer, who specialises in the lover’s rock style of ...

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Seychellois music trio to perform in South Africa

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Chapter Three, a trio comprising Anthony Hoareau (piano), Romario Bouzin (bass) and Andy Constance (drums) will perform live in Pretoria, South Africa on April 14. The group will fly out to South Africa tomorrow accompanied by the chief executive of the Creative Industries and National Events Agency (CINEA) Gaelen Bresson for their first participation in the Jazz Festival in Pretoria. ...

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Seychelles Institute of Art and Design graduation ceremony Kelly Barbe best overall performer

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Kelly Barbe, who followed a diploma course in textiles, emerged as the most outstanding student and won the President’s Cup at the 2017 Seychelles Institute of Art and Design (SIAD) graduation ceremony held at the Anse Royale auditorium yesterday afternoon. Kelly was among 61 students who successfully completed full-time programmes in their specialisation courses offered by the institution at either ...

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‘Encouragement’ campaign NCC launches art and photo competition for students

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The National Council for Children (NCC) with the support of local artists, designers and photographers, has officially launched the ‘Encouragement’ art and photo competition for children. The aim is to show them through art and photography skills what they understand on the theme. The ‘Encouragement’ campaign was launched at Cascade primary school in February. Participants have until May 28 to ...

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