Culture and Development: Cultural Infrastructure

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The Culture and Development initiative aims to improve framework conditions for the arts and culture and to support the development of education- and knowledge-based societies in the host countries. The initiatives programme’s tangibly demonstrate the significance of the arts and culture in politics, economics, and society. They contribute towards strengthening the cultural infrastructure and the arts sector. In addition to collaborating with cultural institutions, television stations, and schools, the initiative also works with development cooperation organizations, with universities, and with government ministries.
    I Got It! © Ute Mattigkeit

    German Know-How Brings “Edutainment” to Asian Children's television

    How does a rainforest function? What does a professional pilot do? Such questions are answered in I got It!, the first knowledge magazine for children in Southeast Asia.More ...
    Preserve and Train | © Goethe-Institut

    Preserve and Train: The Painting Last Supper

    The restoration of the painting Last Supper was one of three projects by the Culture and Development initiative in Kolkata. A film reveals how five conservators worked on restoration of the painting.More ...
    Sciende Film Festival | © Abhichon Rattanabhayon/Goethe-Institut Thailand

    Laboratory for Knowledge Transfer: The Science Film Festival in Southeast Asia

    The Science Film Festival, initiated by the Goethe-Institut, presents films from Europe and Asia, which communicate technological and scientific issues to a broad audience.More ...
    Promoting Reading, Strengthening Educational Competence and Networking Disseminators (Photo: Goethe-Institut)

    Information and Educational Competence for the Socially Disadvantaged

    To strengthen social library and information work with underprivileged children, the Goethe-Instituts in Brazil, Bolivia, Columbia, Peru und Venezuela were organizing the regional project.More ...


    Further Projects

    Mokolo, Logo | © Goethe-Institut South Africa

    MOKOLO – African Online Film and TV   deutschenglish

    The aim ist to integrate existing internet based information about African film industries into a shared platform
    A platform for Music information in Africa | © Goethe-Institut

    A Platform for Music Information in Africa   deutschenglish

    The project aims to establish an internet-based platform to make information on African music accessible to interested audiences.
    Drama for Life | © Goethe-Institut Johannesburg

    Drama for Life   deutschenglish

    Africa’s premier drama, theatre and performance programme, encompassing groundbreaking postgraduate studies, festivals, conferences, original productions and collaborative work.

    Reportagen Bilder Gespräche: Kultur und Entwicklung

    Magazin des Goethe-Instituts (Foto: Goethe-Institut)
    The issue 02/2012 of the Goethe-Institut magazine conveys a vivid impression of the initiative “Culture and Development”.

    Alumniportal Deutschland

    The Alumniportal Deutschland is the place for foreigners who have finished an education in Germany. The portal offers information, trainings, jobs, networks and a lot more.