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Tha Makish of Zambia


Language: English

The Makishi masquerade is performed at the end of the mukanda, an annual initiation ritual for boys between the ages of eight and twelve. This ritual is celebrated by the Vaka Chiyama Cha Mukwamayi communities, which include the Luvale, Chokwe, Luchazi and Mbunda peoples, who live in the north-western and western provinces of Zambia.


on this subject: Proclamation of Masterpieces 2005- Element inscribed on Representative List 2008


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Place/region: Zambia, Africa
Series: 2008 Inscriptions on the Representative List
Type: Documentary
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Director: Wamunyima Muwana Published in:
 

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Original: Betacam
Location: F-H.129
UMVS reference: AUD-DIT/ISS/ARC/0485
File No: AVFONDS-CLTITH-2008-00140-ZMB.DV
Source ref.: CLT-ITH-00140-03-1; CLT-ITH-0140-03-2