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Tha Makish of Zambia
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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

Place/country: Zambia,
Series: 2008 Inscriptions on the Representative List/Inscriptions 2008 sur la liste représentative,
Type: Documentary
Duration: 00:10:20
Author/director: Wamunyima Muwana
Published in:2005

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