Preparations under way for Oct. 19 kick-off of Seychelles’ Creole Festival

Seychelles is preparing for the 33rd edition of the Festival Kreol (Creole Festival), an annual celebration of culture and tradition that takes place throughout the month of October.

This year’s edition will be low-key but the main events remain on the calendar, said the chief executive of the Creative Industries and National Events Agency (CINEA), Gaelen Bresson, who spoke at a news conference Friday at the International Conference Centre of Seychelles (ICCS) in Victoria, the capital.

The festival will kick off on Friday, October 19 with a Creole Ball at the at Anse Etoile and Pointe Larue Community centres.

“Balls held an important place in our culture in the past. An important component in a ball is the live band….
Source: Seychelles News Agency