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Half of Mauritius Public holidays in 2023 to fall on weekends

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Half of Mauritius Public holidays in 2023 to fall on weekends

Almost half of the 15 public holidays in 2023 will fall either on a Saturday or Sunday. 

After the New Year (Sunday Jan 1), religious festivals to be celebrated during the week-end include Chinese Spring Festival, Thaipoosam Cavadee, Maha Shivaratree, Eid-ul-Fitr and Divali.

Independence Day (March 12) will also fall on a Sunday.

On the good side, 2023 will nevertheless have three long week-ends (Saturday-Monday).

Hereunder the full list of public holidays for 2023:

  • New Year Sunday – Sunday 01 January
  • New Year Monday – Monday 02 January
  • Chinese Spring Festival – Sunday 22 January
  • Abolition of Slavery – Wednesday 01 February
  • Thaipoosam Cavadee – Saturday 04 February
  • Maha Shivaratree – Saturday 18 February
  • Independence and Republic Day – Sunday 12 March
  • Ugaadi – Wednesday 22 March
  • Eid-Ul-Fitr** – Saturday 22 April
  • Labour Day – Monday 01 May
  • Ganesh Chaturthi – Wednesday 20 September
  • All Saints Day – Wednesday 01 November
  • Arrival of Indentured Labourers – Thursday 02 November
  • Divali – Sunday 12 November
  • Christmas – Monday 25 December

** The exact date of this festival is subject visibility of the moon.

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