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Sir Selwyn-Selwyn Clark Market in the Centre of Victoria in the Seychelles has a facility serving the island’s Creole Cuisine

The Victoria Market situated right in the centre of the Seychelles Capital has a new operator serving Creole Cuisine to the many visitors who visit the colourful market and to Seychellois when they at the market. The new restaurant is called “Le Restaurant du Marche”. Georgette Pool, who already operates a successful eatery at ESPACE Building also in Victoria has taken ...

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‘Africa must know Africa so as to bring more prosperity across the continent,’ says Seychelles Tourism and Culture Minister

Africa must know Africa so as to bring more development and prosperity across the continent. Those powerful words were from the Minister of Tourism and Culture Alain St.Ange as he officially launched this year’s FetAfrik, the celebrations marking Africa Day in the Seychelles. Held at the International Conference Centre of Seychelles, the launch of FetAfrik 2016 was spectacular and colourful ...

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Let’s protect the coast, says environmentally conscious Miss Seychelles contestant Sophie Rosette

A Miss Seychelles contestant passionate about nature has taken an interest in advocating for the protect her island nation’s environment. Sophie Rosette wants to embark on a project to educate people on the effects of pollution and erosion on the vast coastlines of the three main inhabited islands of the archipelago. Twelve young women are competing for the title of ...

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Another African country welcomes LGBT travelers with open arms

Written by George Taylor, The African tourism world became larger and more beautiful for LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender) travelers. After President & CEO David Scowsill of the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) was a speaker at the recently concluded International Gay Lesbian Travel Association (IGLTA) Summit in South Africa, after South African Minister of Tourism The Honourable Mr Derek Hanekom, ...

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Launch of FetAfrik 2016

‘Africa must know Africa,’says culture minister Thrilling performance from a group of drummers from the south of Nigeria added to a touch of African dance and magic, Des who mesmerised the crowd with Zim boum; Jany who paid tribute to Miriam Makeba and other songs by the African Unity Choir, the National Cultural Troupe, Jean-Marc Volcy and the African Community ...

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Miss Seychelles … Another World 2016

Fisherman’s Cove hotel hosts contestants’ pre-judging round The 12 contestants of this year’s Miss Seychelles … Another World 2016 were hosted to their pre-judging round on Wednesday night at Le Meridien Fisherman’s Cove Hotel, the host venue and sponsor. The panel of jury of seven members — four women and three men — from various professional backgrounds met from 3pm ...

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Université des Seychelles : Analyse d’œuvres de chanteurs Seychellois

Soutenances publiques des étudiantes de 3ème année pour la licence de français Des chanteurs, du texte, des étudiantes en langue française et une analyse linguistique riche d’enseignements. Du créole seychellois d’œuvres musicales « tamisé » au travers de la langue française, une expérience unique pour les étudiantes en dernière année de licence de français à l’Université des Seychelles. Lumière, amphithéâtre, maître de ...

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Seychelles Heritage incentive scheme

Minister visits traditional house after restoration The Minister for Tourism and Culture Alain St Ange on Wednesday visited the first establishment which has been funded under the Seychelles Heritage incentive scheme. Launched in 2014, this scheme is a first of its kind where the Seychelles government provides financial support for private establishments to repair and maintain buildings and houses of ...

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Autistic children need a specialized school, says Miss Seychelles contestant Juanita Porrice

Increased awareness in Seychelles in recent years has helped shed light on autism — a disorder that sometimes leads to children acting out in an uncontrollable manner. One Miss Seychelles contestant, Juanita Porrice,is looking further than just the knowledge and acceptance of such a disorder in this island nation. “I am working with the Seychelles Autism Association to campaign for ...

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Seychelles seeks to put the disappearing dance ‘tinge’ on UNESCO list

A newly published document sheds light on the history, practice and the need to preserve the tinge – a traditional dance that is a slowly disappearing cultural legacy of Seychelles. The publication — ‘The role of folklore and music in the promotion and preservation of culture — A special focus on Tinge,’ was launched Wednesday as part of ‘Fet Afrik ...

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