Centre Swami Vivekananda (SVICC)

  • Centre Swami Vivekananda (SVICC)
Genre : Cultural centre
Principal country concerned :
Swami Vivekananda International Convention Centre (SVICC) Pailles, Mauritius
Tel. : +230 206 0500
Fax : +230 206 0501
Contact by email

The Swami Vivekananda International Convention Centre (SVICC) is the first of its kind in Mauritius and in the Indian Ocean region. Located within 10 minutes drive from the capital city, Port Louis, the SVICC stands on a land area of 53,865 sq mts. Surrounded by a lush green landscape, the SVICC (of an area of 17,000 sq mts) has been built with state-of-the-art architectural concepts and finishes. The SVICC is equipped with high-end technology facilities - broadband wireless internet (wi-fi), video conferencing on demand, satellite transmission on demand, etc. SVICC opened its door in January 2005.

The Atrium of 2,000 m2 serves as a grand entrance into the centre and is perfect for Banquets, Gala Dinners, Cocktails and Receptions. It provides two staircases and two lifts to the first floor, a bar, a reception, a help desk, an information centre and ticketing counters.The Main Hall of size 50m x 70m and 15,5 m high can host Conventions, Concerts, Gala Receptions, Trade shows and Exhibitions. A kitchen of 330m², backstage facility (total area of 1,100m²), changing rooms, VIP artists dressing rooms, VIP
waiting area, Technical Manager Room, First Aid Facilities, Air Conditioning.


  • Arterial network
  • Media, Sports and Entertainment Group (MSE)
  • Gens de la Caraïbe
  • Groupe 30 Afrique
  • Alliance Française VANUATU
  • Zimbabwe : Culture Fund Of Zimbabwe Trust
  • RDC : Groupe TACCEMS
  • Rwanda : Positive Production
  • Togo : Kadam Kadam
  • Niger : ONG Culture Art Humanité
  • Collectif 2004 Images
  • Africultures Burkina-Faso
  • Bénincultures / Editions Plurielles
  • Africiné
  • Afrilivres

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