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Encounter a feast of rationality and sensibility of theatre

The sun shone onto us without choice. ‘“Theatertreffen” means encounter in theatre. Is it right?’ I asked. ‘Yes. But it has two layers of meaning: you encounter theatre; on the other hand, theatre encounters you.’ Diana said.

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Summer Intensive Courses 2017
Learn German faster

Take a summer intensive or super intensive course for teenagers and adults between 17 July and 25 August, 2017. You have the chance to study and complete an entire proficiency level (A1 or A2).

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Playlist on Spotify

Around the world, Goethe-Institut fans have voted on Twitter and Facebook and chosen their favourite German pop songs. You can hear the Top 30 now on Spotify – is your favourite among them?