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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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November 18 – Women In Resistance exhibition opening in Morija


Women In Resistance exhibition opening at Morija Museum & Archives November 18.

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Conversations at Morija # 2


Conversations at Morija # 2 – was held at Maeder House Gallery in Morija on Saturday 26th September 2015. The event featured live interactions between visiting artists from South Africa, and Lesotho-based artists and members of the public.

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Introducing The Hub

The Hub

The Hub, a creative technology lab, is a new partner in the developing Morija Cultural Precinct.

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August 11 – official opening of The Hub

The Hub 1

On 11 August The Hub, a creative technology lab, will be officially opened at Morija Museum and Archives.

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Saturday March 28 – Arts @ Morija


Come join us in the garden at the Morija Museum for an art and animation exhibition proudly produced at Linotšing Studios in Morija.
The event will …

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

Nov 1 Exhibition

“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

© Meri Hyöky Photography

Originally posted by Mail & Guardian: Voices of Africa
By Leila Hall
Lesotho is an interesting place …

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Dams and archaeology in Lesotho

Photo by Jessica Meyer

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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Friends of Morija Museum AGM – Sunday, 04 May 2014


14h00 at Alliance Française Maseru (in front of Lancer’s Inn at corner)

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Memories of Lesotho

Khahliso Matela Photography

Nubile beauties Basotho women are known to be, are now shrivelled visages of denuded womanhood, left to fend for seeds whose fathers might never know.

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Cinema in the garden


Also posted on The Hub
By Lineo Segoete
Morija Arts and Cultural Festival 2013 held among it’s programs, a mini film festival …

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Colours and Motion – Art workshop with Maya Freelon Asante


On the 19th of December, 2013, Maya Freelon Asante – award winning artist and daughter of jazz musician Nnenna Freelon

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Opening of Germond Art Library in Morija


“We need to groom artists so they can make a living with their talents; they are the custodians and ambassadors of our culture. Therefore, we are grateful for this library as it will function as a tool toward that goal.”

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Creative dialogues: engaging with Lesotho’s diaspora

Conversations @ Morija

“For the younger generation of the Basotho diaspora, especially, I hope that the Conversations provide the inspiration to do more… I hope that this is an example of what can be done.”

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Speech by the Curator of Morija Museum & Archives


Opening Ceremony, Friday 27 September 2013
First of all, I would like to express my sincere appreciation and gratitude to Her Majesty …

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Art Exhibitions @ Morija Festival

Morija Festival Art Exhibitions

2013 Festival highlights the arts!

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What Makes A Man Great (Zakes Mda in Lesotho)

©Meri Hyöky Photography

What makes Zakes Mda a force to be reckoned with is his ability to communicate. He is blessed with an aura that consumes people’s attention as though by some electro-magnetic force. Bold and hilarious in his commentary, he appeases people’s minds and readies them for learning.

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Conversations at Morija – A Diaspora Dialogue

MMA Fest - (Conversations Poster) 2013

Conversations at Morija is a multi-media project set to coincide with the 2013 Morija Arts and Culture Festival.

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Life Thru A Lens – Morija Film Festival

MMA Fest - (FILM Poster) 2013

Screen dates: 27/28 September 2013 (10h00 to 17h00)
Biotjaro, Zikhethele, Kkhetho Ea Ka, Colour Of Gold, In The Shadow Of
The Sun, Piki Piki
(Brought to you …

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Boleng Ba Sefahleho – Exhibition of portraits of Basotho women by Patrick Rorke


You are invited to the opening of an exhibition of portraits of Basotho women by Patrick Rorke

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Ka Thari picnic photos


Saturday, 17 August 2013 featured a day of live music; gospel, Sesotho, poetry, testimonies and fun activities for the whole family in honour of the positive virtues garnered in women.

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All Shades Of God

Meri Hyoky Photography

Morena Moshoeshoe said; ha fela u amohela Sesotho u Mosotho (so long as you adopt Sesotho-ways and customs- you are Mosotho).

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Friends of Morija Museum AGM

Friends of MMA AGM

We have scheduled the AGM for Sunday, 7 July 14h00 at Alliance Francaise

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International Museum Day – Saturday, 18 May 2013

Museum Day

Join us in our World Museum Day celebrations on Saturday 18th May, 2013!

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Uprise in the garden photos


Visit the Uprise website to view a photo gallery of the Uprise in the garden event, which took place …

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April 27 – A day of art, literature and cuisine in Morija

Morija April 27

10h00 – 18h00    Uprise In The Garden – Fundraising event
Open Mic, Music, Artists market & so much more!
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Morija Museum Amphitheatre
Contact Meri 5940 0472 or …

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