The final of the second edition of the National A Capella Competition ‘Sa Nou Lavwa’ was held on Saturday 27 May 2023 at the Indira Gandhi Centre for Indian Culture, in Phoenix, in the presence of the Minister of Youth Empowerment, Sports and Recreation, Mr Stephan Toussaint, and other personalities.
Team Rodrigues won the competition for the second time. The group received a cheque of Rs 125,000 and a trophy.
The first runner-up was team Grand-Port while the second runner-up was team Plaines Wilhems. Both teams received a trophy and a cheque of Rs 75,000 and Rs 50,000, respectively. 10 teams of up to 15 youngsters, representing the nine districts of Mauritius, and one team from Rodrigues, competed against each other.
The National A Cappella Competition is a joint initiative of the Ministry of Youth Empowerment, Sports and Recreation and the Mauritius Recreation Council, aiming at promoting a cappella music as a recreational activity; providing youngsters with a platform to express their talents; and offering guidance to young people to develop their skills to become professional a cappella singers.