Culture


  • Arab seafarers visited the islands as early as the ninth century. The Phoenicians of old, as well as the Polynesians en route to Madagascar may well have called on the islands. read more

Location


  • Indian Ocean, 1600 kms off the east coast of Africa Between 4-10º South of the Equator
  • 115 tropical islands spread over an area of 1,300,000 km. read more

 

Language

Today there are three official national languages of Seychelles Creole, French and English although many Seychellois also speak fluent Italian or German. read more

 


Festival Kreol Seychelles 2013 (25-31 October 2013)

 

 

You can hear it in the music,
You can feel it in the rhythm,
You can taste it in the food.

The 27th edition of the Seychelles Festival Kreol reveal its calendar of events

Victoria, the Creole Capital of the World, in the Seychelles is dressing up to welcome International delegates from Mauritius, Rodrigues Reunion and Mexico to the 27th edition of the “ Festival Kreol’’ which officially opened on the 26th of October in the center of Victoria. During six days Seychelles will proudly celebrate its Creole identity with friends of Creole speaking countries in a wide range of public and paid events geared for all segments of the population.

Just a week before the official opening ceremony of “Festival Kreol’’ Seychelles revealed its tailored made program encompassing events such as  cultural performances, gastronomy, painting and  poetry. A spectacular official opening paying tribute to Seychelles personalities who have left their prints in our culture will kick start the festival on the 26th October 2012 at the International Conference Center. The one hour official opening ceremony stage under the theme: ‘Creole myth and mystical characters’; the theme of the 45 hour show played in the official opening will enthralled the crowd into a colourful  ceremony.  The show will also be broadcast live at 18h00 on big screen erected on the building of the National Culture Centre and in the Children’s playground in Victoria. for more info check out our Download Section for Calender of Events

Festival kreol 2013

 

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