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Research Unit

The Mission of the Research Unit is to undertake anthropological research so as to enhance the Seychellois- Kreol identity while collaborating with both national and international researchers.


The Vision of the Unit is to produce enough audio-visual material by 2011 to help preserve the knowledge of Seychelles’ rich culture to facilitate its transmission to the present and future generations.


The Principal Research Officer is responsible to the Director General of the Culture Department.

Major Programme

On-going research of an anthropological nature which started off with “Traditional Music and Dance of Seychelles” .
It shall encompass the whole gamut of the Seychellois -Kreol traditional way of life while creating greater cultural awareness particularly through audio-visual production and the use of the media.

Jean-Claude, P. MAHOUNE

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