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Divali in Mauritius

Diwali is also known as Deepavali, Dipavali, Dewali, Deepawali, or the Festival of Lights. It is celebrated in October or November each year. Diwali celebrations can last for about five days.

Is Divali a Public Holiday?

Divali is a public holiday. It is a day off for the general population, and schools and most businesses are closed.

In 2019 it falls on a Sunday. Due to this, some businesses may choose to follow Sunday opening hours.

Lanterns for the Diwali celebrations.

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About Divali

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Divali Observances

Holiday currently only shown for years 2017–2019.

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2017ThuOct 19DivaliPublic Holiday
2018WedNov 7DivaliPublic Holiday
2019SunOct 27DivaliPublic Holiday

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