The Basotho Nation Building Celebration

Bicentenary Event Details

Basotho Nation Bicentenary Celebrations

This year the government of the Kingdom of Lesotho is marking 200 years since Lesotho was founded by King Moshoeshoe I in 1824. For 12 months from the 3rd May 2024, the nation will celebrate our past and look forward to our future with a year-long festivities, creativity and imagination to set the tone for our third century.


nation building with vigour and diplomacy

Nation founded by Moshoeshoe I, One of the most successful Southern African leaders of the 19th century. Well known for combined aggressive military counteraction and adroit diplomacy.

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