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Every year on 8 September, men, women and children from every part of the island, leave their houses and start on a long march to the shrine.

Artwork personnifying Le Morne mountain by local artist Evan Sohun.

The festival consist of different activities and competitions which are all related to the sea, such as initiation to diving, kite surfing, regatta, swimming competition as well as sensitization campaign, cultural show.

Three days not to be missed for all lovers of gastronomy with lots of new items. We reserve other surprises, entertainment and games / gifts to win during the event!

A series of activities including local short film competition and international short film projection are organised around the island for a week.

According to one of the various versions, the head being flung so far, could not be found and therefore the first living being that Shiva came across was an elephant which in turn was decapitated and that is how Ganesh gained his elephant head.

This pious day attracts thousands of visitors and the beaches turn into a festive place with chants, distribution of vegetarian food and cakes and traditional dances.

For the whole month of October, on every Friday, you will need to be at On The Rocks Lounge Bar to celebrate Oktoberfest in kind!

Diyas are earthen lamps that are lit on Divali festival. They are made locally but are being replaced by electric lights. Rangoli is an artistic pattern with coloured rice that can be seen in temples and in many homes on Divali day.

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