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  • New film documentary “Ho llela borena” to be shown at Lesotho Film Festival
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  • Translating Mofolo: new research and insights into the Father of the African novel
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  • The Hub continues to grow
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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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Moseme

Moseme, a woven mat

Moseme is a mat woven from grass. Larger mats were often used for sleeping or sitting while smaller mats (like the one in this image) …

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Thethana Skirt

Thethana Skirt

Thethana is a skirt for girls and women made of fibre with beads for decoration.

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Qibi

Qibi

Qibi – a rounded stone carved by the Bushmen (Baroa) in which a stick was inserted. It was used for various tasks, including for example …

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The Hub continues to grow

The Hub is a not-for-profit creative technology lab operating as a subsidiary project of the Morija Museum and Archives, that aims to provide the community of Morija and its surrounding areas with affordable access to computers, the internet and digital media training....
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Translating Mofolo: new research and insights into the Father of the African novel

On Sunday 23rd October 2016, the Friends of Morija Museum & Archives held an event to promote the release of Translating Mofolo, a special issue of the African literary journal Tydskrif vir Letterkunde. The event was hosted by the Alliance Française de Maseru....
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New film documentary “Ho llela borena” to be shown at Lesotho Film Festival

Lesotho Film Festival: 3-5 November. Don’t miss the new film documentary “Ho llela borena” (Yearning to reign), directed by Ms Retšepile Makamane....
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Women In Resistance exhibition now open at MMA

The Women In Resistance exhibition re-opened at Morija Museum and Archives on Wednesday, November 18...
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