Promotion of Arts and Culture

Ministry of Arts and Cultural Heritage, Local Authorities (Municipal Councils & District Councils)
Describe the main features of the policy/measure: 

In line with the main objectives of the Ministry of Arts and Cultural Heritage and Section (49a) of the Local Government Act, cultural activities are organized at regional and national levels thereby contributing to the promotion of cultural interaction among different components of the Mauritian Society for mutual understanding and enrichment.

Events are organized to mark national festivals such as Chinese Spring, Eid-Ul-Fitr, Divali, Christmas as well as other important artistic/ cultural dates such as the World Theatre Day, Dance Day and Music Day.

What are the results achieved so far through the implementation of the policy/measure?: 

Has enabled lots of artists to showcase their talents and culture to the Mauritian Community

Financial resources allocated to the policy/measure in USD: 

7.9M USD (Ministry of Arts and Cultural Heritage only)

Partner(s) engaged in the implementation of the measure: 
Has the implementation of the policy/measure been evaluated?: 
Goal(s) of UNESCO's 2005 Convention
Cultural Domain(s)