Ministry of Industrial Development, SMEs and Cooperatives Mauritius

The Academy of Design and Innovation in collaboration with ZeeArts Gallery and the Nelson Mandela centre will be hosting a unique event this year to mark the Africa Day with several activities to commemorate African countries, their Designs, arts and cultures.

African art and Culture as we know is very unique as it represents nature in its various forms. The contribution of Africa in visual arts, textiles, fashion, graphic design, jewellery are just brilliant as it has a significant contribution in world history through its unique expression.  Style that comprises traditional forms in sculpture, dance and modern trends like painting and photography. The importance of Africa’s rich visual essence cannot be ignored as it has a worldwide influence.

Join the Multidisciplinary discussion on the role of design for circularity and sustainable development.

Join the discussion on the future global development on designs in several fields with multi-disciplinary approach, together with social and environmental impacts. 

Launching Ceremony

Join us for the Africa Consortium at the Caudan, Mauritius and get to participate in a plethora of events happening.

Enjoy the Mauritian hospitality with the Sega, Creole language, Sega dance and Intercontinental food in the paradise island Mauritius.