Projects of the Goethe-Institut on Orality

Here we present information on projects dealing with the topic of orality with which the several branches of the Goethe-Institut of the sub-Saharan African region are involved.
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    Caravane du Conte: Ivory Coast...

    © Goethe-Institut Côte d'Ivoire
    Since 2011 the Goethe-Institut Abidjan has been organising the Caravane du Conte festival. The inventors and main proponents of this project – Stefanie Kastner and Friso Maecker – were interviewed by the Goethe-Institut Johannesburg.More ...

    Going Kompyuta: Cameroonian

    The Cameroon Wikipedia © Uwe Jung
    The adaptation of computer language adapted to local languages – this has been the theme of workshops for the training and creation of contents in local languages in Cameroon for two years.More ...

    The Singing Chameleon: South Africa

    Gcina Mhlophe © Annerie Jansen van RensburgGcina Mhlope is one of the most famous writers and storytellers from South Africa.This video shows her presenting the book “The Singing Chameleon” in front of an audience of 130 children and adults at the Goethe-Institut Johannesburg.More ...