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  • Welcome to Morija, Lesotho
  • Welcome to Morija, Lesotho
  • Welcome to Morija, Lesotho

Welcome to Morija, Lesotho

We invite you to enjoy the rich history, arts & culture of the peoples of Lesotho. Whether you are from Lesotho, or Southern African or from another part of the global family, you will be welcome in Morija, Lesotho. Explore for yourself the wonders of this multi-faceted and unique heritage site. If you cannot come physically to Morija in Lesotho, then through the power of the internet you can still discover important information concerning the famous collections of Morija Museum & Archives, the works of Basotho artists, and learn more about various projects in the arts, culture, heritage management and community-based tourism.

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Painting C

Painting C

This painting shows a certain style of Basotho houses (mekhoro). Colourful blankets are drying in the foreground.

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Necklace

Lepetu 2

This heavy metal necklace could only be removed with great difficulty, and therefore it was worn permanently.

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Khohlopo

Khohlopo, a wooden quiver

This wooden quiver (khohlopo), covered at both ends with leather, is used by hunters to carry arrows.

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1st November – Opening of an exhibition of storybooks written and illustrated by local children in Morija

“A unique exhibition of books written and illustrated by the young children of Morija”...
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Ba re e ne re: Reigniting Lesotho’s literary culture

Originally posted by Mail & Guardian: Voices of Africa B...
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Postponement of 2014 Morija Arts & Cultural Festival

It is with regret that the Festival Organisers announce what has become an inevitable decision. After much deliberation and soul-searching, we would like to officially ......
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Photo by Jessica Meyer

Dams and archaeology in Lesotho

Metolong Authority and the Lesotho Heritage Network host discussion on how to build dams in Lesotho and save cultural heritage.  The Metolong Dam represents a major ......
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