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Postponement of 2014 Morija Arts & Cultural Festival

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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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New creative team to lead Morija Arts & Cultural Festival

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A new creative team has been appointed to oversee the Morija Arts & Cultural Festival. This team will also develop the creative Calendar of Activities at Morija and the District Road shows which serve as a build up to the Festival, and a means to develop and nurture talent among local artists and performers.

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Cinema in the garden

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

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Vacancy at Morija Museum for Creative Director

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The Festival Director, Mr Thabo Leanya, has resigned from his position at Morija Museum. Mr Leanya has been employed by the Ministry of Tourism, Environment …

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Speech by the Curator of Morija Museum & Archives

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MORIJA ARTS & CULTURAL FESTIVAL
Opening Ceremony, Friday 27 September 2013
Salutations
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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Wire Car Competition

Wire Cars at Morija Festival

You are invited to check out the amazing WIRE CARS at the 2013 Morija Arts & Cultural Festival!

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2013 Festival Photos on Facebook

Festival Photos on Facebook

2013 Morija Arts & Cultural Festival photos are being posted on our Facebook page as the festival goes on. Visit our Facebook page, click like, and stay up-to-date on the latest images and happenings of 2013 Morija Arts and Cultural Festival!

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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

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

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2013 Festival Programme

2013 Festival

Morija Arts & Cultural Festival goes from Thursday, 26 September to Sunday, 6 October 2013. The programme is packed with cultural events: dance, music, theatre, poetry, art workshops, lectures & competitions through the week. This year’s festivities include King Letsie III’s birthday celebrations and fireworks. See you there!

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The Mohlomi Memorial Lecture featuring Zakes Mda

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This year’s lecture is “A Further Critique of Culture and the African Malaise” on Thursday Sept 26 by Zakes Mda at Lesotho Sun Hotel from 18h00 until 20h00.

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Oct 3, 2013 Gospel Night Line-Up

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Morija Festival Presents Gospel Night POWERED by Harvest fm 98.9 & Bold Music

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Vendor information for 2013 Festival

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Time to book your tent or stall now for the 15th Annual Morija Arts & Cultural Festival!

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Notice of vacancy – Events Management – Media Officer

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In order to build greater capacity to manage and pro-mote an on-going calendar of events and activities at the ‘Morija Cultural Precinct’, a new full-time …

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Morija Festival celebrates King Letsie III’s 50th Birthday

Morija Festival celebrates King Letsie III's birthday

BIG NEWS!

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Happy and safe holiday season to all of our friends!

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Morija Museum and Archives would like to wish a happy and safe holiday season to all of our friends!

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Using social media in events promotion

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With the launch of our website, www.morija.co.ls, prior to the 2012 Morija Arts & Cultural Festival, together with our Facebook page, we were able to keep people updated constantly throughout the festival. Our reach was not only in Lesotho, but across the African continent, and the rest of the world.

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Video from 2012 Festival

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Check out our YouTube page to experience 2012 Morija Arts & Cultural Festival!

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Festival Photos – Sunday

Morija Arts & Cultural Festival 2012 - Sunday

Sunday closed out the 2012 Morija Arts & Cultural Festival with a church service at the historic LEC church, cultural competitions, music, dance and the …

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Festival Photos – Jazz & Famo Concert

Morija Arts & Cultural Festival 2012 - Saturday night's Jazz & Famo Concert

On Saturday at 2012 Morija Arts & Cultural Festival, the amphitheatre filled with people to enjoy the Jazz & Famo Cocert, which included performances from …

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Festival Photos – Saturday

Morija Arts & Cultural Festival 2012 - Saturday

Saturday was busy with activities during 2012 Morija Arts & Cultural Festival, including long- and short trippling horse competitions, music, dance, poetry, drama, raku firing, …

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Festival Photos – Music Mix

Morija Arts & Cultural Festival 2012 - Friday night's Music Mix

Friday night’s Music Mix during 2012 Morija Arts & Cultural Festival included artists like Stlofa, Kommanda Obbs, MKhang ea Mathebe, Mohale oa Lioling, Sello Lephosa, …

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Festival Photos – Friday

Morija Arts & Cultural Festival 2012 - Friday

2012 Morija Arts & Cultural Festival continued on Friday with high school competitions, and other day time activities. Click on the thumbnails to …

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Festival Photos – Thursday

Morija Arts & Cultural Festival 2012 - Thursday

2012 Morija Arts & Cultural Festival started with primary school competitions, and the opening ceremony. Click on the thumbnails to view …

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5th Annual Mohlomi Memorial Lecture Recap

5th Annual Mohlomi Memorial Lecture

The Friends of Morija Museum & Archives hold the annual Mohlomi Memorial Lecture in order to remember and honour Mohlomi mor’a Monyane and his wisdom, and to celebrate the success his teachings had in turning the first King of Lesotho, King Moshoeshoe into a nation-builder and an eminent statesman.

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Lesotho School Cultural Competitions

School competitions at Morija Arts & Cultural Festival

The Morija Festival, in conjunction with the Ministry of Education, has been organising Cultural Competitions for Primary and High Schools across Lesotho since 2001, ensuring that our youth have a living understanding, appreciation and love for their heritage and the cultural performances of Lesotho.

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Films for Morija Festival

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Sesotho Media presents four films during 2012 Morija Arts & Cultural Festival. They are screened free of charge at ‘Mabereng Hall at Morija Conference Centre on Friday Sept. 28th and Saturday 29th.

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Morija Arts and Cultural Festival 2012 Launches Tomorrow !

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Be ready for a great edition of Morija Arts & Culture Festival! Starting on Wednesday at Lesotho Sun in Maseru, the programme unfolds from Thursday to Sunday in Morija with music, theatre, poetry, art workshops, lectures & competitions. Do not miss Friday night Music Mix, Saturday Variety Show and Jazz & Famo Concert.

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