Finalist – Mauritania: Popular Memory (MemoRIM)
MemoRim is about regrouping, documenting and making electronically available the culture, traditions, languages, life style… of old Mauritanian society, By contacting and working with local communities in 4 corners of Mauritania where these cultures and practices are still found and taking from them all material or spiritual related things in form of Pictures audios and videos.Regrouping as much as possible of this culture .When the pages of MemoRIM launch and the content becomes available organized and deeply reviewed, we have a database or a general reference and memory for this society.
Mauritania: Popular Memory
Mauritania history generly is not written and not documented as well as required. the majority of this history is popular and oral with the old generation of more than 60 years old. this very important part of history with the original language terms are about to be wasted, especially in the historical old cities registred by UNESCO as human heritage. the project is about documenting (photo,audio,video) this history, and make it available online