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Intangible Heritage Project

A beautiful shot of Thato Moahi showcasing Basarwa traditional garment protected at ethnographic collections: to be adapted in the upcoming ethnohistoric catalogue.The shot was carefully taken by Tshepiso at Arts and Culture.
A 4 day seminar, 2-5th February 2010  was held by UNESCO through the Ministry of Culture at Camels Inn at Mmopane: the core theme was Intagible Heritage.It was officially openend by the Minister of Sports, Youth and Culture and directed by Mr Chifunyesi who sits in the UNESCO Intergovernmental Committee.Botswana has submitted its intention to ratify 2003 Conention on Safeguarding Intagible Heritage.At the core of this is to help Botswana document its intagible heritage.The Museum as custodian of culture sits in the steering committee.