Maputo

Sitting on the west side of Maputo Bay overlooking the Indian Ocean, Maputo is divided into two distinct parts: the colonial Cidade cimento, occupying the areas closest to the sea, and the indigenous Canio, stretching further inland. The former is inhabited by middle- and high-income Mozambicans and...

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Festival Fim do Caminho

Films to be screened throughout the country Film showings in various historic sites in Maputo and around the country. The programme includes shorts curated by Interfilm Berlin, full-length Europ...
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Kugoma short film festival

The short films shown at the festival will then be shown in schools around the country in July and August with a mobile unit running on solar power. The focus of the festival is on environmental educ...
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Azgo Festival

This Maputo-based festival of contemporary culture, which started in 2011, includes music, cinema, dance and workshops for children and students. Musicians and singers come from Australia, Austria,...
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Piano and Wine Festival

Food, music and wine tasting in partnership with the French embassy. This year South Africa follows Portugal as the second edition's guest star. There will be traditional Burgundy wines for tasting...
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Projection of Drei

This German movie Drei (Three), directed by Tom Tykwer, tells of a 20-year long relationship between Hanna and Simon, which now seems tired and bored. They live with their memories of the past rather...
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11th European Film Festival

15-29 May 2012. On occasion of the 11th European Film Festival Goethe Institut screens the German movie “Lila Lila” by Alain Gsponer. It tells the story of a waiter named David, who fal...
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Sòfoto

18 December 2010. This informal encounter is dedicated to photographers and thos who are passionate about photography. On display are photos taken by both professional photographers as well as by...
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Sculpture and Painting Exhibition at CCFM

27 September-9 October 2010. This exhibition entitled Ordinary Materials for Extraordinary Lives features the sculptures by the Mozambican artist Gon
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Sòfoto

29 September 2010. This informal encounter is dedicated to those passionate about photography. On display are photos taken by both professional photographers as well as by the students who have partic...
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Mafalala blues by Camila de Sousa

16 July-12 Aug 2010. Photographs and an installation by Mozambican artist Camila de Sousa shed light on the mythical neighbourhood of Mafalala, one of the oldest informal settlements in Maputo. Bui...
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Outras Coisas: Collective exhibition of Sculpture and Installation

22 July - 24 September 2010. Exploring the juxtaposition of mismatched subject matter and the ensuing artistic confusion that this creates for the viewer, this group exhibition includes the work of ar...
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José Norberto exhibition

17-30 June 2010. Exhibition of paintings by Mozambican artist Jos
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Ça Cartonne paper recycling exhibition

15 June-2 July 2010. Artworks made from paper and cardboard by Henriette Njami encourage the viewer to reflect on the importance of recycling.
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Ricardo Rangel retrospective

10 June-15 July 2010. Revisitar Ricardo Rangel pays tribute to the late photographer Ricardo Rangel, one of the most important figures on the social, cultural and political scene in Mozambique in the...
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Matias Ntundo exhibition at Fortaleza

9-29 June 2010. Exhibition of woodcut prints by the Makonde artist Matias Ntundo, who hails from Mueda in northeastern Mozambique. Born in 1948, Ntundo began his career as a sculptor before turning...
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Urban Angels by José Cabral

18 May-3 June 2010. Anjos Urbanos is the title of a solo show by Mozambican photographer Jos
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Cita Vissers photo exhibition

11 May-4 June 2010. The history of Maputo is the subject of a photographic exhibition by the Maputo-based painter and photographer Cita Vissers. She is the author of the photographic book Entre Mar e...
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The Creative Block exhibition

18 March-30 April 2010. The Creative Block is the result of an ongoing art project involving emerging and established South African artists. It consists of a series of works each measuring 18x18 cm th...
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Prêt-à-partager fashion exhibition.

5 Feb-5 March 2010. This itinerant exhibition is intended to be a trans-national artistic dialogue on fashion, sport, Africa and its Diaspora. The works on show originated in the pr
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Women and Borders photographic exhibition

8-17 March 2010. To coincide with international women