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Creative drawing competition launched in support of NCC


Following the success of its last drawing competition under the theme ‘Christmas in Seychelles’, printing press Printhouse is launching its second competition in less than a year under a new creative concept aptly called ‘Kre-Enspire’ in support of the National Council for Children (NCC). The creative competition was officially launched yesterday at the NCC’s Children’s Ark Building at Bel Eau ...

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Ministers sign ‘Health in All’ pledge


Government ministers have affirmed their commitment towards the ‘Health in All’ policies through the signing of a pledge of commitment. ‘Health in All’ policies, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO), is an approach to public policies across sectors that systematically take into account the health implications of decisions and seek synergies in order to improve population health and health ...

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Maltese embassy donates books to SNYC


Youth, vulnerable groups and parents seeking counselling from the Seychelles National Youth Council can now benefit from a wider collection of books. This comes following the handing over of 35 books from the Ministre Conseiller of the Order of Malta, Alexandra Azaïs to the director of the youth support services Beryl Dodin during a short ceremony yesterday morning at the ...

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Seychelles, South Africa to increase exchanges, networking for artists


A delegation from Seychelles recently attended a music conference in South Africa on the importance of traditional music. The delegation, including members of the traditional group ‘Zez,’ participated in the Moshito Music Conference and Exhibition last week under the theme ‘rhythms of the ancients.’ “Zez, which specialises in traditional music such as the kamtole, moutya and sega, performed at the opening ...

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Seychelles-India Day 2017 – Indian celebrities to grace Gala Night


Every year Seychelles-India Day is planned to mark the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, Indian freedom fighter who was born on October 2, 1869. After four successful events, preparations for the 5th Seychelles-India Day is well underway. As in previous years, the 5th Seychelles-India Day celebration is a joint collaborative effort between the high commission of India in Seychelles, the ...

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KOZE KILTIR! But who is listening?


Koze Kiltir or Culture Talks is an ambitious initiative of the culture department to encourage Seychellois to interact with arts and culture. But what is it exactly? It’s a series of talks or lectures which features a number of Seychellois and foreign speakers on a variety of subjects related to culture, the arts, literature, politics, gender, human rights and various ...

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Visual arts students enhance skills in portrait and mural painting


Students of the Seychelles Institute of Art and Design (SIAD) have this week been benefitting from a portrait and mural painting workshop conducted by a professional artist from Sri Lanka. Since September 12 Suneth Arivanda, a senior lecturer and head of the department of painting at the University of Performing and Visual Arts (UPVA), has been imparting his knowledge to ...

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Seychelles’ international carnival incorporated into a colourful procession at this year’s Creole festival


A colourful and traditional procession in the Seychelles’ capital called ‘Laserenad Enternasyonal Viktorya’ incorporating the annual Carnaval International de Victoria — which used to be held in April — will be part of the Creole festival in October. A member of the organising committee, Galen Bresson, told reporters on Tuesday that “the traditional procession called ‘Laserenad enternasyonal viktorya’ will see ...

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Festival Kreol 2017 pou deroul depi le 20 ziska le 31 Oktob


Festival Kreol Enternasyonal 2017 i eksepkte redinamiz kiltir kreol Seselwa e donn li son vre plas dan lavi bann Seselwa. Sa ti pwen pli for ki ti resorti pandan en konferans de pres yer pour ofisyelman devwal progranm 32enm Festival Kreol. Sa lannen, Festival Kreol pou ganny selebre pandan semenn le 20 a 31 Oktob e pou vwar lentegrasyon Carnaval ...

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