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In Loving Memory of Mr. Axali Doëseb

We pay tribute to the life of a national hero, Axali Doëseb, whose remarkable contributions to the heart and soul of Namibia will forever be engraved in our history. Mr. Doëseb, a gifted musician, bestowed upon us the gift of the Namibian national anthem.  Mr Doëseb's commitment to the cultural and historical enrichment of Namibia extended beyond the creation of our beloved anthem. His...

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UNESCO Windhoek | Vacancy for a short-term consultant in the culture sector


  UNESCO Namibia has the following vacancy. Click here to download. Closing date: 9 November 2023 For more updates on UNESCO’s work in Namibia, kindly visit the UNESCO website.  

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Parent Sector : Culture Sector (CLT) Duty Station: Windhoek Job Family: Culture Type of contract : Non Staff Level : Level 3 Duration of contract : From 1 to 6 months Recruitment open to : Internal and external candidates Application Deadline (Midnight Paris Time) : 05/01/2024   Click here to apply  

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29/11/23: Invitation - Online information event on funding opportunities for provenance research on collections from colonial contexts in Germany


The department Cul­tur­al Goods and Col­lec­tions from Colo­nial Con­texts of the German Lost Art Foundation will present its activities and the funding opportunities at an online event on  Wednesday, 29th November 2023 from 10 a.m. to 12 a.m. (UTC+2:00) and from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. (UTC+2:00).  The German Lost Art Foundation was established as a civil law foundation by the German federal and state governments and leading...

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Are you young, a digital tech fanatic, inspired by heritage and a Wanna-Be entrepreneur? Are you interested in learning more about sustainable business models and circular economy? Then, Hack the Heritage Namibia Workshop is for you, join us! Apply!   Workshop dates: Tuesday 31st October and Wednesday 1st November in Windhoek. Day 1: explore heritage-inspired business ideas that are implemented based...

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International Day of the Artist Commemoration. 25 October 2023, 18H30. WHK, CBD.


The Namibian commemoration of the International Day of the Artist (IAD) will take place on 25 October 2023, 18H30 in Windhoek’s CBD at the Ministry of Justice Courtyard on Independence Avenue. This evening will feature a public installation that includes exhilarating artistic showcases by Namibian artists Vitjitua Ndjiharine, Tumi Mohammed, John Kalunda, Sipelu Dancers from Katima Mulilo, and some live drumming. The event...

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Assessment of the integration of culture and heritage in DRR and CCA Mechanisms Workshop


Invitation to attend a workshop on validation of a draft report "Assessing the Integration of Culture and Heritage in Disaster Risk Reduction Policies in Southern Africa", to be held virtually, on 19 October from 10:00 - 13:00. Please note that although the date on the program and concept note is 13 October 2023, the workshop has been rescheduled to take place on...

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Invitation to Consultative Workshop | Usakos – Making of Common History


The Museums Association of Namibia (MAN) and the Bernisches Historischen Museum (BHM) have the pleasure of inviting all interested, to participate in a  consultative workshop on Thursday the 19th of October 2023, which will be hosted by the “Usakos – Making of Common History” project. This hybrid workshop we hope will catalyse more in-depth research and conversation, is the second of two workshops that will...

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