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City Center decorative banner for the Carnival International de Victoria in Seychelles delivered by Maryvonne Pool from Tanzania

March 28, 2014 Destination Global No Comments Email Email

Seychelles-TravelThe Seychelles consul and tourism ambassador in Tanzania, Maryvonne Pool has officially handed over the Carnaval International de Victoria 2014 banner to the head of the Seychelles Tourism Board (STB), Sherin Naiken.

Mrs Pool handed Ms Naiken the 20 metre long banner in a short ceremony held at the Tourism Board headquarters at Bel Ombre. Also present were the Director of Marketing, Rosemarie Hoareau and some of the board’s staff.

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With only 30 days left until the Carnaval international de Victoria is officially launched, the handing over of the banner, is another event building momentum for the big day.

In addition to the 20 metre long banner, which will be hung at the National Cultural Centre in Victoria Mrs Pool has also delivered to the Tourism Board six street banners measuring 8x 3.5 metres long and another one of 10 x 3.5m.

“As a Seychellois living overseas I have pledged to provide the Tourism Board with all the banners needed for its major events, as a way of giving back to my country,” Maryvonne Pool said.

Mrs Pool who is also excited for the carnival to take place explained that she is coordinating the Seychelles honorary consuls float that they will be taking part with this year.

After receiving the banners from Maryvonne Pool, the CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board said:- “I am thankful for support like this, as it shows that our very own Seychellois are taking ownership of our carnival,”

Meanwhile, Carnaval International de Victoria will be officially opened on 25th April, where many delegations from all over the world are scheduled to show-off their culture at the event.

The Seychelles Tourism Board holds the Carvanal International de Victoria annually, providing the ideal platform for the many participating countries to show-off the different aspects of their cultures.

Already in its fourth edition, the Carnaval International de Victoria, is an event not to be missed as this year there will also be a special kiddies’ carnival as part of the celebrations. The major carnivals of the world such as Notting Hill from the UK, the Brazil Carnival,

The Dusseldorf Carnival from Germany, the Italy Carnival, the carnival from Trinidad & Tobago and the carnival from Indonesia have already all confirmed that they are flying to Seychelles to parade together followed by Cultural troupes from the Community of Nations.

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