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(Seychelles News Agency) – The fifth edition of the Seychelles Fashion Week will see local young designers competing for a place in an international fashion week, as well as using makeup and hair products for models being sponsored by MAC International and R+Co. Officially partnering with Seychelles Fashion Week this year is ‘Maison Anggy Haïf’ (AHDV), the fashion house […]

***** CONCERT POSTPONED ***** The much anticipated concert on 1st October headlined by Anthony B has been Postponed. The statement reads: We regretfully announce that our Anthony B ‘Back to Normal’ concert scheduled for Saturday 1st October 2022 at the New Music Stadium has been postponed to a later date.  Due to unforeseen circumstances Anthony […]

(Seychelles News Agency) – With Seychelles continually looking at ways to diversify its economic activities, one industry that appears to be attracting a lot of interest is the plantation of vanilla. There are already several businesses looking to get into the production of vanilla and SNA has learned that the Seychelles Islands Foundation (SIF) is now also looking into […]

(Seychelles News Agency) – In Seychelles, the use of cannabis for recreational purposes by adults is illegal and remains a deeply controversial subject as drug abuse is one of the greatest challenges facing its society today. However, according to the Misuse of Drugs (Cannabidiol-based Products for Medical Purposes) Regulations 2020, people in Seychelles can access cannabidiol-based products […]

(Seychelles News Agency) – For the first time in its history, in 2022, Seychelles – an archipelago in the Western Indian Ocean – passed the 100,000 population mark with the latest census figures revealing a total of 100,447 inhabitants of which 84 percent are citizens of the country. This shows a 9.9 percent increase from 2010 when […]

(Seychelles News Agency) – Seychelles will host for the first time the FINA World Junior Open Water Swimming Championships on September 16-18 at the Beau Vallon beach in the north of Mahe, the main island, said a top official on Tuesday. This was revealed by the principal secretary for sports, Ralph Jean-Louis, in a press conference. […]

Seychelles Biennale 2022: Solo exhibition by James Agricole opens (seychelles news agency) A solo exhibition of a Seychellois artist taking part in the Seychelles Biennale of Contemporary Art has opened at the Eden Art Space on Eden Island – a man-made island near the capital Victoria. The solo exhibition of James Agricole, a side event of […]

(Seychelles News Agency) – Seychelles has surpassed the total number of visitor arrivals for the whole of 2021, well on the path to the recovery of its tourism industry in the seventh month of 2022, Tourism Seychelles – the marketing arm of the Department of Tourism – said on Friday. The 182,850th traveller landed in the island nation on Wednesday, July 27, making […]

Happy Shark Awareness Day – 14 June 2022     Shark Awareness Day is not about fear…   Many marine conservation groups celebrate this day every year in observance of sharks and the essential part they play in the marine ecosystem. This day is not about standing on the beach and shouting out warnings to panicked swimmers, […]

“Reef balls”: New ways to stop beach erosion tested on Desroches Island (Seychelles News Agency) – The Islands Development Company (IDC) is testing a new type of artificial protection called ‘reef balls’ against beach erosion on the island of Desroches in Seychelles, said a top IDC official. The islands of Desroches, Remire and Platte are currently facing […]

Independence Day in Seychelles – 29th June 2022 This upcoming Wednesday the 29th of June Seychelles is celebrating 46 years of Independence! We have gathered all the information that you will need to know for this National Day Celebration! On the day, friends and families gather for spirited picnics and BBQs on the beaches and […]

Seychelles has a very short human history… The history of Seychelles dates back to the fourth of the Portuguese India Armadas led by Vasco da Gama, though Seychelles was likely already known to Arab navigators and other sailors for many centuries. On 15 March 1503, the scrivener Thomé Lopes noted the sighting of an elevated island, doubtless one of the granitic islands and almost certainly Silhouette Island. […]


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