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Strengthening sub-regional cooperation and national capacities in seven Southern African countries for implementing the 2003 Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage

1 December 2013 – 1 March 2015
Amount (US$)  250,000
Benefitting country(ies): Botswana , Lesotho , Malawi , Namibia , Swaziland , Zambia , Zimbabwe ,
The beneficiaries of the project are the national authorities responsible for the safeguarding of intangible cultural heritage and selected communitie... ›››

Manyanga Misumo protocol

22 April 2011 – 21 October 2011
Amount (US$)  12,000
Benefitting country(ies): Zimbabwe ,
The Bureau approved the international assistance request submitted by Zimbabwe to implement a project entitled 'Traditional custodians of the sacred s... ›››

Safeguarding the Mbende Jerusarema Dance

1 November 2006 – 1 March 2009
Amount (US$)  67,003
Benefitting country(ies): Zimbabwe ,
A popular dance style practised by the Zezuru Shona people living in eastern Zimbabwe, the Mbende Jerusarema is characterized by acrobatic and sensual... ›››
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