Best Weekend Activities to join in Mauritius: 23 – 25 February

The Weekend Guide (7)

Looking for exciting plans this weekend in Mauritius? Look no further! From thrilling game nights at Kenzi Bar to thought-provoking movie screenings at the House of Digital Art’s Common Space, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. Dive into the vibrant world of art and culture with masterclasses on makeup at Sugar Beach Mauritius and commemorations like Seggae Day, honoring the legacy of a musical legend. For outdoor enthusiasts, the SIS League offers the chance to embrace the island’s natural beauty through mountain biking marathons, while those seeking a melodic escape can indulge in Les Escales Musicales, featuring world-renowned talents at Lux* Grand Bay.

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Les Escales Musicales

Indulge in an extraordinary musical experience this weekend at Les Escales Musicales hosted by Lux* Grand Bay. Join for a captivating performance featuring world-renowned soprano Julie Cherrier Hoffmann, conducted by the esteemed Frédéric Chaslin. Immerse yourself in a repertoire of timeless compositions by Poulenc, Fauré, Massenet, and more, promising an evening of unparalleled elegance. Set amidst the luxurious ambiance of Lux* Grand Bay, this event offers complimentary cocktails, ensuring a truly enchanting experience for all attendees. Don’t miss the opportunity to be part of this unforgettable musical extravaganza. Entry: Rs3000. You can book your tickets on Deals.mu: https://deals.mu/les-escales-musicales/ 

Porlwi by Bike

Get ready for the second edition of Porlwi by Bike happening this Sunday, February 25th. Organized by the NGO Action for Environment Protection, the event kicks off at 2 p.m. at St. Louis Cathedral. Aimed at raising awareness about the importance of decongesting Port-Louis, this initiative encourages using bicycles for commuting, as explained by Pascal Laroulette, the project manager. With the goal of doubling participation from the last edition’s 250 attendees, the NGO is eager to see more people join in this time. Thanks to the Mauritius Sports Council, 600 bikes are available for those without their own. Participants can choose from three designated routes for the ride. Don’t miss this opportunity to pedal for a greener, less congested future for Port-Louis!

Boxing & Jammin

Boxing enthusiasts, don’t miss the Boxing & Jammin III event on February 24, 2024, at Cote d’Or, seamlessly blending professional boxing with sensational musical performances. Featuring eight intense international boxing matches, including Mauritian boxer John Colin’s bout against Malawi’s Yohani Banda, and dynamic musical performances by Black Power and DJ Emmanuel Savannah, this event promises an unforgettable night of entertainment. Whether you’re a boxing fan or a music enthusiast, “Boxing & Jammin III” offers an exhilarating fusion of sports and music not to be missed.

SIS League 2024

Get ready for the ultimate mountain biking adventure with the SIS League 2024 Marathon and Half Marathon! For the Marathon – 55km, gear up for a thrilling ride through the picturesque landscapes of the South-East, traversing private lands that offer breathtaking views along the way. Meanwhile, the Half Marathon – 27km promises an equally exhilarating experience, starting and finishing at La Vallée de Ferney, with challenging climbs and rewarding scenery throughout. Your entry fee of 1000 Rs includes race participation, water points, an after-race meal, and even a bike wash service. Don’t miss out on this incredible opportunity – register now on ROAG at the provided link and prepare for an unforgettable biking experience!

Master the art of Makeup

Get ready to elevate your makeup skills to the next level at Sugar Beach Mauritius with the “Master the Art of Makeup” masterclass featuring the esteemed makeup artist Cedric Lanappe. Held in our iconic Beauty Bubble overlooking the stunning Wolmar lagoon, this event promises an unforgettable experience. Dive into interactive makeup sessions led by Cedric Lanappe himself, where you’ll learn the latest techniques and trends directly from the expert. Immerse yourself in the spectacular setting of our inflatable bubble, offering panoramic views of the sunset on the west coast, creating the perfect backdrop for this glamorous affair. After the masterclass, unwind and enjoy a complimentary drink at Buddha-Bar Beach, completing your evening of beauty and indulgence. Don’t miss out on this exclusive opportunity to enhance your makeup skills and embrace your inner artist. Admission is Rs3500.

Bookings: reshma.madhub@yoursunlife.com / 5789 6580

Seggae Day at N’Joy

Seggae Day is more than just a commemoration; it’s a vibrant tribute to a legend whose memory and songs remain immortal. On February 25th starting from 2:30 PM at N’JOY (La Cuvette Beach, Grand Baie), several artists come together to celebrate the life and legacy of the great revolutionary that was Kaya. Through his unifying music, the objective is to continue to spread the values of peace, justice, and love that he passionately advocated for. 

Board Game Night at Kenzi

Head to Kenzi Bar in Flic En Flac on Saturday, February 24th for a game night! The evening kicks off at 7 PM and runs until midnight.
– Free entry as usual  
– A variety of games on the menu, feel free to bring your own!!
– Fantastic hosts to guide you through the rule.
– Drinks and meals available on-site!  

Ciné Club: A selection of short films

Once a month, cinephiles are invited to the House of Digital Art’s Common Space for a weekly movie night, where they can indulge in short films related to HoDA’s current exhibition and its Edouard Maunick-inspired theme, “S’il était un territoire entre midi et minuit.” These screenings are followed by presentations and public discussions, enriching the analysis of the night’s films. Supported by a grant from Ignite Culture EA: ACP-EU Culture Programme (Eastern Africa) and implemented by HEVA in partnership with the British Council Kenya and with financial contributions from the European Union and further support from the Organisation of ACP (African, Caribbean and Pacific) States, this initiative is part of the global ACP-EU Culture Programme. Reserve your seat for free by emailing your name and contact number to info@houseofdigitalart.io.

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