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  • Provisional programme for 2014 Morija Arts & Cultural Festival has been posted!
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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 B

Painting B

This painting shows two people wearing Basotho blankets, one of them with a walking stick and a conical hat typical of Lesotho. The woman carries …

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Belt

Belt

This belt worn by men is made of leather, possibly oxhide, and decorated with glass beads.

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Lerumo Spear

Lerumo Spear

Lerumo – a long spear used as a weapon by warriors. It was a great honour for a warrior to return from battle with his …

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Morija Arts & Cultural Festival

Provisional programme for 2014 Morija Arts & Cultural Festival has been posted!

The 2014 Morija Arts & Cultural Festival is set to take off under the new theme Redefinition or Moelelo Bocha. Please follow the link below ......
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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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© Meri Hyöky Photography

Unsung Heroes wow the masses

Also posted on The Hub By Lineo Segoete Morija Museum a...
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The Yellow House

By Lineo Segoete When I was younger my mother would take me to the place where she grew up: Morija. These trips were usually to bury ......
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Upcoming Events

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  • September 23, 2014 br>
    MOHLOMI MEMORIAL LECTURE
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  • September 25, 2014 br>
    PRIMARY SCHOOL CULTURAL COMPETITIONS
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  • September 26, 2014 br>
    HIGH SCHOOL CULTURAL COMPETITIONS
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  • September 27, 2014 br>
    OPEN MIC, POETRY, DANCE AND CULTURAL PERFORMANCES
  • September 27, 2014 br>
    MORABARABA AND WIRE CAR COMPETITIONS
  • September 27, 2014 br>
    THEATRE PERFORMANCE
  • September 27, 2014 br>
    FILM FESTIVAL AND DISCUSSIONS
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    FOOD FESTIVAL AND DISCUSSIONS
  • September 27, 2014 br>
    FASHION SHOW
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  • September 28, 2014 br>
    ECCD (Pre-School) Cultural Competitions: Traditional Dances
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