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The popular GALA Magazine of France write on its Facebook page :- Azuima Issa Miss Réunion 2015 and 4e dauphine of Miss France 2016 beauty pageant, and Linne Freminot, Miss Seychelles 2015, participated in the Carnaval International de Victoria in Seychelles. A great first at this edition of the carnival was the 'Show band Auranja', a delegation from Normandie. The photographer whose pictures were published by GALA, Joey Nicles Modeste of Paris said he was happy to see that his two photos were published as it gives a first glimpse of the 6th Edition of the Carnaval International de Victoria…
As Seychelles celebrate the 2016 heritage week, the staff of the Seychelles Heritage Foundation and friends of heritage gathered on Praslin specifically at La Pointe St. Sauveur to unveil a plaque on a traditional lime kiln “Four Laso”. This is the new attraction to the Praslin heritage route and the Island’s cultural tourism. The event had the presence of the Minister for Tourism and Culture Alain St.Ange, the Principal Secretary for Culture Benjamine Rose and Patrick Nanty, the Special Advisor to Minister for Cultural Affairs. Amongst the invited guests present were the Vice Chairperson of the Heritage Clubs from Mahe,…
H.H. Sheik Ahmed bin Saeed Almakhtoum of Emirates in the presence of Thierry Antinori, the airlines Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Office and Senior members of the Emirates Team which included Orhan Abbas, the airlines Senior Vice President for Central & Southern Africa and also Latin America welcomed Minister Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture and his Delegation attending ATM 2016 to the Emirates Stand at the Arabian Travel Market. It was an opportunity for H.H. Sheik Ahmed bin Saeed Almakhtoum of Emirates to discuss cooperation with the Seychelles Minister and to be appraised on…
Derek Hanekom, the Minister of Tourism of South Africa, Roland Ratsiraka, the Minister of Tourism of Madagascar and Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister of Tourism and Culture and their tourism heads made time during the 6th Edition of the Carnaval International de Victoria in the Seychelles for them to meet to discuss cooperation and tourism. The Tourism Ministers of South Africa and Madagascar were both leading their country's own delegation at this year's edition of the carnival dubbed the United Nations Gathering of Culture. Safety and security was discussed as well at strengthening possibilities of two of three destinations as…
Seychelles says that it needs to be visible at the Arabian Tourism Trade Fair (ATM) in Dubai to support the airlines of Emirates, Etihad and Air Seychelles who are providing great air lift to the islands from the Middle East and the GCC Countries. "We have more planes from that part if the world than from any other tourism source market and later this year Qatar Airways will be adding another seven flights every week. It was therefore important for us as the Government to be present alongside our private sector parters who believe it that tourism market and who…
For the past five years that the Carnaval International de Victoria has been organised in Seychelles, it has always been held in the heart of the capital Victoria. But this year, for the first time, the people on Praslin and La Digue islands got a taste of this cultural manifestation. In collaboration with its partners, the Seychelles Tourism Board has been able to bring delegates from some top carnivals taking part in this year’s Carnaval International de Victoria to Cote D'Or on Praslin for a photo opportunity session with the families of the islands. Members of the Notting Hill Roadshow…
The sixth edition of the Carnaval International de Victoria was closed last Sunday after three days of fun where thousands were lined up in the streets of Victoria, the Capital of the Seychelles. President James Michel, the President of the Republic was personally present as was Sir James Mancham, the island's founding President. Vice President Danny Faure also joined the Tourism and Culture Minister Alain St.Ange to show support for the event that brings out the largest number of Seychellois onto the streets of Victoria, the Capital of the Seychelles. Ministers who also came out at the Official Opening ceremony…
The Seychelles’ capital, Victoria, was dressed in all colours of the world on Saturday, as thousands lined the streets of Victoria from Bois de Rose Avenue to Palm Street, all the way to Manglier Street, cheering as the colourful floats of this sixth Carnaval International de Victoria snaked down. Led by the Minister for Tourism and Culture Alain St.Ange, principal secretaries of the two departments Benjamine Rose and Anne Lafortune, and the Seychelles Tourism Board team headed by the chief executive Sherin Naiken, the parade started at 3pm on Bois de Rose Avenue, and went down 5th June Avenue. The…
And yes the began few minutes before 7pm in the heart of the Seychelles' capital, Victoria with a spicy fusion of Brazilian and Seychellois beats, with young dancers from both countries showcasing their dances. This truly set the tone, giving the taste of a true melting pot of cultures. Uniting Seychelles music with foreign beats has surely demonstrated that the carnival does spread the message of unity. Seychelles is indeed the meeting place for cultures of the world. This followed by the traditional dances of La Digue island mixed with Indian beats. The sixth Carnaval International de Victoria, now known…
Faouzia Vitry, the Conseilliere Regionale of Reunion Island and Sophie Jasmin, the Cultural Director of the island met this morning with Minister Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture. Mme Vitry and Mme Jasmin are the Official representatives of Reunion Island at the 2016 edition of the Carnaval International de Victoria. Present also at this meeting was Sherin Naiken, the CEO of the seychelles Tourism Board. Also present in Seychelles with a large cultural delegation is Lynda Lee Mow Sim, the island's Conseillere Regionale. The Reunion and Seychelles delegations discussed the firming-up of a working program which…
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