Mauritius Independence Day - Celebrate Locals with Ascencia

Mauritius Independence Day - Celebrate Locals with Ascencia

Celebrating Independence Day in Mauritius: Festivities at Ascencia Malls


As Mauritius prepares to mark another year of independence, Ascencia malls are gearing up to host a spectacular array of activities, cultural showcases, and family-friendly activities to honour the occasion. From Bagatelle to Bo’Valon Mall, each mall has something unique to offer, promising an unforgettable experience for visitors of all ages. Let's take a closer look at the Independence Day festivities happening across our malls.


Independence Day at Bagatelle Mall: Embracing Diversity and Creativity



Join us at Bagatelle Mall as we celebrate the vibrant Mauritian culture with events that promise to entertain, educate, and inspire!


Create a Multicultural Canvas with Us


From the 8th of March onwards, join us at Bagatelle Mall in creating a magnificent canvas adorned with a tapestry of diverse facial features and vibrant motifs. This collaborative activity invites individuals of all ages to contribute their unique touch, fostering inclusivity and creativity within our vibrant community.


Photography Exhibition and Sculptor Expo


Embark on a captivating voyage through Mauritius's history and culture with our photography exhibition and sculptor expo, starting from the 8th of March. Delve into the island's past and present through mesmerising snapshots captured by talented photographers, immersing yourself in the essence of Mauritian heritage. Additionally, explore the artistic vision of a local sculptor, where you can witness stunning sculptures celebrating the essence of Mauritian culture.


Experience the Nostalgia of our Vintage Car Exhibition


Transport yourself back in time on the 9th of March as we showcase a stunning array of classic automobiles at our exclusive vintage car exhibition. Car enthusiasts can gather to admire these timeless beauties and reminisce about the golden era of motoring.


Soulful Live Performances


Experience the rich cultural legacy of Mauritius through dynamic live performances by local talents. From the rhythmic beats of Sega dancers to the soul-stirring melodies of Ravann bands and the talent of Étoiles en Herbes et Manu Desroches, each act aims to celebrate the island's richness and diversity.


Musical Magic with Live Instrument Making.


On the 10th of March, ignite the imagination of young minds with free hands-on instrument-making activities for kids. Let them delve into the rich musical heritage of Mauritius by creating their own locally handcrafted instruments, fostering a deeper appreciation for our cultural roots.


Get Ready to LOL with our Funny Show


Rediscover the joy of laughter on the 15th of March with a hilarious local comedy show in our Food Court area. Get ready for an evening of belly laughs and family fun that will create cherished memories for both children and adults alike.


So'flo: Marching to the Rhythm of Freedom



Join us at So'flo as we celebrate the rhythm of freedom and the vibrant spirit of Mauritius.


Music Parade to Celebrate our Freedom


On 9th March, feel the lively rhythm of freedom at our music parade. Join us as vibrant beats fill the air, thanks to a diverse array of instruments including side drums, big drums, trumpets, saxophones, and more. Let’s come together to celebrate the spirit of unity through music.


Savour a Taste of the Island with Local Fruit Sampling


On the same day, you’ll be able to taste a local fruit compote for free, lovingly crafted by a local entrepreneur. It's a delicious way to celebrate the island's bountiful harvest and culinary heritage.


Discover Mauritian Craftsmanship at Intermart's Mauritian Corner


This month, embark on a journey of exploration at Intermart's Mauritian corner, where a curated selection of Made In Moris products awaits. Discover discounted treasures that reflect the creativity and craftsmanship of Mauritius, offering a unique glimpse into the island's rich culture.


Bo'Valon Mall: Celebrating in Style


Don't miss out on Bo'Valon Mall’s activities as we celebrate Mauritius's Independence Day in grandeur and style.


Enjoy an Amazing Fusion Dance Performance


Be enchanted by a world of cultural fusion with an enchanting dance performance that blends various styles from around the globe. On the 11th of March, witness the vibrant energy and rich diversity of Mauritius come alive in a spectacular showcase of music and movement.


Live Painting Session of the Coastal Landscape


Immerse yourself in the beauty of Mauritius on Independence Day as talented artists bring the breathtaking southern coast to life through a captivating live painting session. Experience the island's natural splendour and scenic landscapes unfold before your eyes in a tribute to its unparalleled beauty.


Explore the Treasures of the Island at the Made in Moris Market


On March 16th and 17th, discover the heart and soul of Mauritius at the Made in Moris Market, where local artisans and entrepreneurs showcase their unique products crafted with passion and pride. From handcrafted souvenirs to mouthwatering treats, it's an opportunity to support and celebrate the spirit of Mauritian creativity and entrepreneurship.


Fun-Filled Creativity at the Kids Atelier


Keep the little ones entertained throughout the Independence Day celebrations with a variety of fun and creative activities at the Kids Atelier. From kite crafting to dodo colouring, children will enjoy hours of entertainment and discovery.


Kendra & Les Allées: Honouring Traditions and Culture



Join us at Kendra & Les Allées as our festivities honour the traditions and culture of Mauritius.


Go Back in Time with Traditional Mauritian Games Day in Kendra


Step back in time and dive deep in the nostalgic charm of “Jeux d’Antan” - traditional Mauritian games - at Kendra. On Saturday 16th March, gather your family and friends for a day filled with laughter and joy as you indulge in timeless favourites like "la marelle" and "larou lariaz." It's a celebration of Mauritian culture and camaraderie that promises fun for all ages.


Explore the Local Mauritian Market in Les Allées


Discover the vibrant culture and flavours of Mauritius at the local market in Les Allées, happening on March 9th and 10th. Explore a diverse array of locally sourced products, from handcrafted crafts to mouth watering delicacies, and discover the true essence of Mauritius through its unique offerings.


Phoenix Mall: Celebrating Local Flavours and Crafts



Be part of a memorable experience at Phoenix Mall that showcases the best of Mauritian flavours and crafts.


Discover Local Delights and Artistry at “Marse Lokal”


Indulge in a celebration of local flavours and craftsmanship at Phoenix Mall’s “Marse Lokal”, a vibrant market showcasing an array of Mauritian food, handmade crafts, and one-of-a-kind treasures. From delectable delicacies to artisanal creations, there's something for everyone to discover and enjoy.



Come indulge in the festivities, connect with fellow Mauritians, and create cherished memories with your loved ones. Let's celebrate our shared heritage and the journey of our beautiful island nation. Mark your calendars, gather your friends and family, and join us for moments filled with laughter, music, and cultural exploration. See you soon!

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