Morija Arts Centre

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Please help save our community partner Morija Arts Centre . It is their aim to help youth and their families pick up the pieces that two years of interrupted school, splintered families and fewer economic options have left Lesotho with because of the Covid-19 pandemic. It can only be done with your help!

We ask that you contribute to their go get funding if you are able and please help spread the word! https://gogetfunding.com/help-save-morija-art-centre/

#morijaartscentre #morija #maseru #Lesotho #art #covid #economy #helpLesotho #HelpAfrica
CALLING ALL WRITERS AND STORYTELLERS!

Morija Museum and Archives (MMA) is calling on all writers and storytellers to participate in the Reappropriating Lesotho's Cultural Heritage Through New Media Project and stand a chance to win M 5,000.00 (Five Thousand Maloti). Supported by the Sound Connects Fund, the Project celebrates Basotho music and folklore through research, education, and film.

We hereby invite entries for stories in the style of and inspired by, Lits’omo (Basotho folklore) or an adaptation of a Ts’omo into a modern context. A panel of judges appointed by the MMA shall select one winning story based on the storytelling style, creativity, and social/cultural relevance of the story for today to be adapted for an animated film. The winning story should reflect the richness of Basotho storytelling, myth, and culture.

The story shall thereafter be adapted into a screenplay for a 20-minute animation film. The winning entrant may be consulted from time to time to collaborate with a professional film scriptwriter over a period of six weeks to develop the story into a screenplay for the animation.

Requirements
- Stories should be in Sesotho or English.
- Stories should be between 800 and 1200 words.
- Format - Font Name: Arial, Font Size: 11, Line spacing: 1.5.
- Stories should be original, and unpublished, but only one story per applicant.
- The winner will be awarded M 5 000.
- Applicants are required to enter with their legal name and email.
- Stories may be submitted from 11 March through 27th March at midnight.

Eligibility
- This call is open to Basotho / residents of Lesotho over the age of 18 years of age
- The winner may be required to be available during the scriptwriting phase (early April till mid-May
2022) for consultations using virtual connections.

Selection Criteria
- The story should be adaptable into an animation script.
- A panel of judges shall be evaluating the applications from 28th March to 1st April 2022
- The winner will be announced on our social media pages on the 4th April 2022

Deadline for Application
Applications must be submitted on https://forms.gle/Dfig6H53eCU3HXjV9 no later than 27th March 2022, 23:59 CAT

Reappropriating Lesotho's Cultural Heritage Through New Media Project is in partnership with Sound Connects Fund

Implemented by Music in Africa and Goethe-Institut Johannesburg

Funded by ACP, ACP-EU Culture, European Commission

Co-funded by Goethe-Institut Johannesburg and Siemens

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- European Union in Lesotho
- Morija Arts Centre
Ke kopa ho botsa naa ho roka le ho loha
Ke arts kapa cheee?
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You're cordially invited!
Mountain biking, dinosaurs & morabaraba. All in one day! For those that haven't been: Morija is one of Lesotho's most important historical and cultural sites with many adventure activities and great hospitality for travelers from near and far!
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Join us lozi arts culture Association

https://facebook.com/groups/371929073869002/
Is my first to post my art work here is right to do that?
Is right to post my work art here...I'm from Leribe
Apply now for the CREATIVE ACTIVISM AWARDS!!

$1,000 cash prize for artists and creative organizers! Priority given to early applicants.

Apply here: https://culturesofresistancefilms.com/caa-applications

(Photo: Morija Arts Centre in Lesotho)
Tomorrow (5th December) we gather for a conversation with the artists exhibiting at Lesotho Contemporary. Be sure not to miss it at 12PM. You can order lunch from Lindy's Restaurant or pizza from Cafe Mojo. Wine will be sold by the glass.
See poster for details! In partnership with Morija Arts Centre
We have only 8 days left of our Fundrazr! THANK YOU to those who have supported Morija Arts Centre so far. If you haven't yet, please consider helping us make 2020 the best year yet.

https://fundrazr.com/d1c688?ref=ab_18kc24
04/10/2022
Photos from Morija Arts Centre's post 04/10/2022

How are you spending your 4th of October?

Photos from Morija Museum & Archives's post 14/09/2022

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Photos from The Hub's post 14/09/2022

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Photos from Rise - Relationships Inspiring Social Enterprise's post 13/09/2022

Photos from Rise - Relationships Inspiring Social Enterprise's post

12/09/2022
Photos from Morija Arts Centre's post 10/09/2022

Our Weaving Classes started today! Send us a message to register. 😀

08/09/2022
Photos from The Hub's post 06/09/2022

We attended a two days Fundraising workshop @thehubatmorija delivered by Daniela Gusman Rise - Relationships Inspiring Social Enterprise and we thoroughly say we've learnt a lot and can't wait to start implementing. 😀

Photos from Morija Arts Centre's post 05/09/2022

Words cannot describe the joy and delight we experienced at Tiny Gallery Concert; Sound Connects Fund Edition this past Sunday! It's been too long an absence and we were beyond ready to open our ears and hearts to each other in this divine, intimate space.

Thank you to our continued partnership with Morija Museum & Archives and to everyone who attended, we hope you had a good time as much as we did.





Photos by Limpho Thoahlane

04/09/2022

Tiny Gallery Concert 2022; Sound Connects Funds

04/09/2022

Tiny Gallery Concert; Sound Connects Fund Editon Sound Check

Origin

Photos from Pheha Plastic's post 01/09/2022

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01/09/2022

📢TINY GALLERY CONCERT LINEUP📢

'Malimakatso participated in the Lesotho College of Education lecturers' workshops and showed great interest in the 'mamokhorong, where she composed her own songs, which she will perform at Tiny Gallery Concert

📍Maeder House Gallery Morija Arts Centre
🕑 4th September, 12PM-5PM
💰 M30 members, M50 non-members.

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We've partnered with Morija Museum & Archives to make a comeback of Tiny Gallery Concert, with a special edition of Reappropriating Lesotho's Cultural Heritage Through New Media, focusing on Basotho indigenous music.

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01/09/2022

📢TINY GALLERY CONCERT LINEUP📢

Thembi Mapefane was one of the participants of the artist workshops where they learned how to play eight Basotho traditional instruments. She will be playing lekolilo and performing her original music.

📍Maeder House Gallery Morija Arts Centre
🕑 4th September, 12PM-5PM
💰 M30 members, M50 non-members.

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We've partnered with Morija Museum & Archives to make a comeback of Tiny Gallery Concert, with a special edition of Reappropriating Lesotho's Cultural Heritage Through New Media, focusing on Basotho indigenous music.

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01/09/2022

📢TINY GALLERY CONCERT LINEUP📢

Mmatlali_ is an artist who has made instruments inspired by traditional models of indigenous musical instruments. As part of a decolonial exercise, she hopes to bring new sounds to expand a predominantly western musical pallet. She will also be part of the artist talk.

📍Maeder House Gallery Morija Arts Centre
🕑 4th September, 12PM-5PM
💰 M30 members, M50 non-members.

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We've partnered with Morija Museum & Archives to make a comeback of Tiny Gallery Concert, with a special edition of Reappropriating Lesotho's Cultural Heritage Through New Media, focusing on Basotho indigenous music.

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01/09/2022

📢TINY GALLERY CONCERT LINEUP📢

Molahlehi Matima is a lesiba musician from Kolo who has been playing the instrument since he was a herdboy, and has taught others the instrument throughout the years. He will also be a part of the artist talk.

📍Maeder House Gallery Morija Arts Centre
🕑 4th September, 12PM-5PM
💰 M30 members, M50 non-members.

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We've partnered with Morija Museum & Archives to make a comeback of Tiny Gallery Concert, with a special edition of Reappropriating Lesotho's Cultural Heritage Through New Media, focusing on Basotho indigenous music.

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01/09/2022

📢TINY GALLERY CONCERT LINEUP📢

Mpho Molikeng plays a host of indigenous musical instruments from Africa and continues find new ways to make them fashionable to a young generation in the era where technology seems to be taking over and instruments are relegated to just being ornaments.

📍Maeder House Gallery Morija Arts Centre
🕑 4th September, 12PM-5PM
💰 M30 members, M50 non-members.

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We've partnered with Morija Museum & Archives to make a comeback of Tiny Gallery Concert, with a special edition of Reappropriating Lesotho's Cultural Heritage Through New Media, focusing on Basotho indigenous music.

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01/09/2022

📢TINY GALLERY CONCERT LINEUP📢

Origin Musiq will be headlining the concert this Sunday, 4th September at Morija Arts Centre. Origin is composed of six members; pianist Paul Magoi, Mugasti and Ntate Tono on vocals, drummer Mosh Moliko, Sam Zwane on bass, and Tall Mo on guitar.

📍Maeder House Gallery Morija Arts Centre
🕑 12PM-5PM
💰 M30 members, M50 non-members.

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We've partnered with Morija Museum & Archives to make a comeback of Tiny Gallery Concert, with a special edition of Reappropriating Lesotho's Cultural Heritage Through New Media, focusing on Basotho indigenous music.

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01/09/2022

Pull up and see this drawing live at Morija Arts Centre on the 4th of September, I'll be there to exhibit.

The next exhibition will be on the 8th of October at Machache hardware centre. (Details to be shared soon by Bossman League Entertainment

We'll again have an exhibition in November at Maluti Studio 03 where I train kids how to do visual arts.

Oh, also remember to pull up at Miss Lesotho event on the 3rd of September. (I'm one of the sponsors of the event)
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29/08/2022

Morija Arts Centre is offering a September Workshop series featuring Weaving Techniques! Over the next four Saturdays, you can receive a beginner weaving Workshop in four different techniques: Cardweaving,Rug/Mat/Carpet Techniques, Tapestry, and Belts/Straps. All workshops will take place at Morija Arts Centre, Morija!

Please register with Teyana Neufeld through call/Whatsapp 59192881. Let's Make Something!

Spaces are limited,so register today!

Workshop

19/08/2022

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Congratulations to our filmmaking interns for completing their internship! Since January, they've gained experience in videography, audio recording, video and audio editing, interviewing, transcribing and translation. Many thanks to Lebohang Thepa, Margot Leger and Dr. Philip O'Donnell for all their support!

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10/08/2022

Don't be left behind.

Photos from The Hub's post 08/08/2022

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04/08/2022

And the gathering shall continue at the Folklore festival this October 🪸
What an exciting Pan-African lineup @folklore.community

Tickets available in bio

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01/08/2022

Identity is Key. Be Bold to Express yourself through your colours. We have accessories to complement your outfit: throws & blankets.

Photos from Lesotho Times's post 01/08/2022

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Photos from Possible Dreams Foundation's post 27/07/2022

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21/07/2022

Our Journey begins again... And this time, with a bigger team, excited youth and support from inland and beyond. Let us make Girls' lives more comfortable and special. 💗🇱🇸🤗

19/07/2022

We teach you how to make soap from scratch and equipt you with the necessary tools to start your own soap business.
For more information Contact: WhatsApp 0026650807099

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Photos from Rise - Relationships Inspiring Social Enterprise's post 13/07/2022

Photos from Rise - Relationships Inspiring Social Enterprise's post

11/07/2022

We have another exciting Hub Talk coming up!

At 1 pm on Friday July 15 Chefs Ska Moteane and Mahlao Maema from Slow Food Lesotho will be talking about why it is important to have good, clean & fair food for all!

Thanks to Glasswaters Foundation for their support of Hub Talks!

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Learn how to bead with IDo. 🥳

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Love to see it. ❤️

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Photos from Morija Museum & Archives's post 14/06/2022

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The Morija Arts Centre is an organization dedicated to uplifting the arts in Lesotho. The MAC is currently a gallery and a work facility housing textile, animation, ceramics, jewelry, grass weaving studios but we are yearning to be so much more. We host events such as the Tiny Gallery concert, we hold after school programs for primary schools in Morija, and facilitate workshop series for all ages to come a learn a new skill.

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