VIOAS Magazine February issue brings Seychelles March Carnival to the table


The February issue of VIOAS Magazine (Voice of the Indian & Arabian Sea) is out, and it has brought the 2011 Seychelles “Carnaval International de Victoria” to the regional book stands. Seychelles saw its carnival featured alondside many important articles on the Indian Ocean Islands and on the Middle East.

The publication is the project of Sir James Mancham, the Seychelles founding President, and his monthly magazine covered in its February issue the following articles: Obama Tackles Economy In State of Union Address, Commonwealth Needs New Foreign Policy, Sultan Qaboos Of Oman Celebrates Four Decades Of Leadership, Australian Foreign Minister Visit To Africa And Europe, Japan Ramps Up Nuclear Talks With India – Third Round Soon,
Australia’s Foreign Policy – Looking West, The Mubarak Legend, The African Telecoms Superstars, Has Mauritius Lost Its Allure?, Asia-Pacific Seeks Mancham’s Involvement, Mauritius Launches A Global Currency And Commodity Futures Market, President Michel Speaks At Delhi Sustainable Development Summit, A University Of The People Inaugurated – A Promise Delivered, Somali Pirates Using “Attack-Proof” Ships, Raffles Resort Opening in Seychelles, UAE Hands Over Patrol Boats To Fight Piracy & The Growing Ties Between Seychelles And United Arab Emirates, among many other interesting articles. The editorial by Sir James Mancham speaks of the coming Seychelles Presidential elections.

Alain St.Ange, CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board and eTurboNews Ambassador, said after the launch of the February Issue of VIOAS Magazine that he was happy to see the Seychelles carnival so well covered in the magazine. “Our carnival is set to be officially opened on March 4 in the center of Victoria, and Seychelles is now all set to welcome its many participants coming from the community of nations.” This carnival has firmly positioned the Seychelles in the world of carnivals.