Morija Arts and Cultural Festival



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Country and Region LesothoMaseru
Type of Festival Dance, Music
Location of Festival Morija, Maseru, Lesotho
Festival Contact Information

Morija Arts and Cultural Festival
P. O. Box 12
Morija 190 Lesotho
Southern Africa
Phone: (266) 22360308
Fax: (266) 22360308
Email: info@morijafest.co.ls

Festival Description

The Morija Arts and Cultural Festival was first held in 1999. The main objective of this festival is to bring people of different views and backgrounds together to celebrate the diverse cultural heritage of Lesotho. The intention of the festival is to provide a showcase of Lesotho culture, reviving certain aspect which are waning, boost tourism and to encourage craftsellers and small-scale manufacturers. It is an opportunity for people of all ages and backgrounds to demonstrate the richness of their culture and at the same time to experience the culture of neighbors and other residents.

Festival Dates October 28 - 31, 2010
Festival Links

http://www.morijafest.co.ls/

Festival Story:

Each year the Morija Arts & Cultural Festival chooses a theme that com-plements its overall vision of nation-building and fostering a dynamic, forward looking culture, one that is united while affirming its diversity (Kaofela re chabana sa khomo).

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Practical Info:

Tickets:
  • Please note that TICKETS will only be sold at the Festival itself.
Accommodations in Morija:
  • Morija Guest Houses
  • Home stays ‘Mampopo
    • Phone +266 5869-4324
  • Home stays ‘Mapaballo
    • Phone: +266 5802-1856
  • Accommodations in Maseru or elsewhere visit
    http://www.travel-lesotho.com, or Lesotho Tourism Information Office +266 2231-2427

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