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Seychelles-India Day Celebrations 2014 confirmed for the 3rd. to the 5th. October

July 16, 2014 Destination Global No Comments Email Email

Seychelles-TravelThe Indian Community of the Seychelles have met with the Island’s Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture to confirm the dates for this year’s Seychelles-India Day Celebrations.

It was Mr V. J. Patel, the Chairman of the Committee accompanied by Mr Rajasundaram who paid a courtesy call on Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture to reconfirm that the 2014 edition of the Seychelles-India Day Celebration would be held from the 3rd  to  5th October 2014.

Moutya at Anse RoyaleLast year it was in a shown of total unity that the Government of Seychelles through the Ministry of Tourism and Culture, the Indian Government through the Indian High Commission in Seychelles and the Indian Business Community had rallied to stage the first ever Seychelles-India Day Celebrations. “This first celebration of the Indian Culture was a total success. As a Government we wanted to see the important part played by the Seychellois of Indian Origin recognised and we wanted the People of Seychelles to better understand and appreciate the Indian Culture and this we can say we have achieved. Today in Seychelles, we see a stronger and a more united Indian Community, and one that is more pro-active in working within the Community at large whilst consolidating their respective businesses” said Minister St.Ange whose idea it was to launch the Seychelles-India Day Celebrations.

A brief summary of three days events is as follows:

Friday – 3rd October 2014

1.    Opening of exhibition & food fair
2.    Opening ceremony – a People’s based donation by the Seychellois Indian Community
3.    Adoption of a Seychelles facility for the following year
4.    Auditorium performance – by Invitation

Saturday – 4th October 2014 –

1.    Continuation of food fair, exhibition
2.    Gala night – free for all

Transportation is also being planned

Sunday – 5th October 2014

1.    Luncheon – ticketed event for around 300 guests
2.    Official closing ceremony

Members of the core committee of 13 members is constituted as follows:-

V J Patel
Ramani. N
Rajesh Pandiya
Rajasundaram
Ramu Pillay
Jothinathan Naidoo
Rajesh Mathur
Nandu Raghvani
Keshra Bhudia
Mukta Benoiton
Pandiyan Pillay
Praveen Darad
Surya Khanna

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