Skills Session: Cooking Trout

We had fun on Saturday May 6, 2017 with Chefs Mikey Kamohelo Mathai and Neo Ramathebane learning four ways to cook trout, as well as a vegetable stir fry, mashed potatoes, wood fired oven cooked potatoes and flat bread. Trout is farmed in the highlands of Lesotho, as well as found wild in some the rivers, […]

Skate or die – Culturing a new lifestyle for Lesotho, the mountain kingdom

A small bunch of youth have revolutionised the norm and introduced skateboarding to the streets of Maseru, the capital of Lesotho; a small country completely surrounded by South Africa. The life of an average child in the rural parts of Lesotho consists of herding livestock (mainly for boys and sometimes girls) and tending to chores […]

A secret history unraveled in the Giants Of Lesotho

Originally posted by Mail & Guardian Award-winning writer, Max Du Preez, transports listeners with a true story of wise men, warriors and an ideology that created the country of Lesotho. When thinking of Lesotho, a lot of things immediately spring to mind. In more recent times it has become a land shrouded in controversy. But […]

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 advance for Lesotho, not only because it will provide clean, treated water to so many people and businesses in the west of the country, but also because it has […]

New creative team to lead Morija Arts & Cultural Festival

Originally posted on Morija.co.ls In mid-February 2014, we announced that Mr. Thabo Leanya, who served as Director of the Morija Arts & Cultural Festival since 2009, has taken up a senior post in the Department of Culture in Maseru. We wish him well in this new post and trust that he will continue to work […]

Place of the Cannibals – Malimong

By Lineo Segoete Lesotho, a place that resembles the feeling of being wrapped in the warm arms and voluptuous bosom of a favourite grandmother, a feeling transfixed in her enigmatic mountains and meandering valleys basking under clean clear skies, is home to many unknown and remarkable gems of nature. Among them are the Kome Caves […]

Rea qapa – We create

By Lineo Segoete Originally posted on Morija.co.ls Friday October 25 marked a ground-breaking development for the Morija Arts Centre when the Germond Art Library was added to its assemblage in an official launch held in the Morija Printing Works canteen. The Art Centre through Linotšing Studios and Maeder House Gallery, has grown steadily since 2011 when it […]

The ethnicity debate

By: Lineo Segoete A little girl once asked me why people who have an inclination to art are usually ethnocentric; particular to this scenario she was asking why many African artists are Afrocentric. The only answer I could come up with would be my personal experience. It comes naturally! A man’s main driver is the […]

Visit Morija!

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 […]