Giant land tortoise will lead Seychelles Carnaval International de Victoria

In 1972 a giant land tortoise paraded the streets of Victoria as part of the first carnival Seychelles ever organized. It has now been confirmed that in this 2015 edition of the Carnaval International de Victoria that it will be officially opened on Friday, April 24, again with a giant land tortoise that will lead the carnival parade in the streets of Victoria. It is Minister Alain St.Ange who had been liaising with the Seychelles Car Hire Association (SCHOA) and said that he congratulated Mr. Vincent Padayachy and his association for reviving “PER KOBE.”

“We were thrilled when the Car Hire Association agreed to bring back PER KOBE, one of our country’s icons. The giant land tortoise will lead this year’s carnival and will provide to everyone great photo opportunities. We simply say congratulations to the Car Hire Association and thank you for understanding that we all need to work together and not miss opportunities if we are to succeed with our tourism industry,” Minister St.Ange said.

Source: Eturbo News

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