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Social Sculptures
Beuys100

From April to October 2021 the Goethe-Institut Cyprus is celebrating Beuys' 100th birthday with an event series curated by Marina Christodoulidou.

KunstraumGoethe

Contemporary Art
KunstRaumGoethe

New event-series, which hosts exhibitions of artists and curators of contemporary art, who are connected to Germany and Cyprus in different ways and/or deal with this in their work.

First Films First

Goethe-Academy
First Films First

FIRST FILMS FIRST assists young directors from south-eastern Europe in making their dream of becoming a filmmaker come true.

Berlinale Selection 2020 – Banner

Film series
Berlinale Selection 2020

With the Berlinale Selection 2020, the Goethe-Institut Cyprus is continuing a film series presenting a selection of the best new German language films of the year every autumn.

Plexiglas frame and wooden blocks with quotes Photo (Detail): Natalia Cheban

European Diversity
Disappearing Wall

The interactive wall installation Disappearing Wall combines quotes from European high and pop culture to demonstrate Europe’s diversity. From October 2020, the striking installations can be seen in Cyprus.

Projects by the Goethe-Institut on the occasion of Germany's EU Council Presidency Illustration (detail): Tobias Schrank

#GoetheforEurope
EU2020

Germany takes over the EU Council Presidency on 1 July 2020. With #GoethefürEuropa, the Goethe-Institut is strengthening its European commitment and, together with its partners, is launching a Europe-wide series of projects dedicated to the diversity of Europe and the creation of a common European public sphere.

#WohnzimmerGedichte Photo: Freepik

Virtual readings
#WohnzimmerGedichte

Following the translations workshop Crossing with poets from Germany and Cyprus in the first quarter of 2019, we invited them approximately a year later to share one of their poems with us and to take part in our virtual #WohnzimmerGedichte (living room poems) readings.

Generation A=Algorithm Photo: Freepik

Generation A=Algorithm

Algorithms influence our life. How far does this influence reach and what can each individual do?

Gemälde von Joseph Karl Stieler: Portrait Beethovens mit der Partitur zur Missa Solemnis Photo (Detail): © Joseph Karl Stieler

Beethoven 250

The 250th anniversary of Beethoven's birthday was celebrated in 2020 around the globe. The Goethe-Institut Cyprus participated in the celebrations!

Unmanned Molleindustria & No Media Kings, 2012

Games and Politics

Series of events, which deals with the role and relevance of games and gaming in society.

Neues Bauhaus in Dessau Photo (detail): Lelikron, Dessau Bauhaus neu, CC BY-SA 3.0

Bauhaus Open House

On its 100th birthday the Goethe-Institut along with its partners, experts and interested visitors embark upon a search for its traces and ask questions about its influence.

Womanhood: Vicky Christou Photo: Goethe-Institut/Karin Varga

Womanhood

Womanhood brings to the stage a group of theatre-loving amateurs, following a series of workshops with Marios Ioannou. Together, they put a magnifying glass on some of the parts that comprise women's immense worlds.

Freiraum

Freiraum

The aim of the Freiraum (Free Space) project is to assess the state of freedom in Europe’s cities. What are the issues that come up when residents, sociologists and creative artists think about the concept of “freedom” in very local terms?

Apples for Sale © Rebecca Sampson

Housemaids and their parallel worlds

Housemaids and their parallel worlds is a contemplation about the life of migrants from Asia who work and live as housemaids abroad.

First contact Photo: CIPS / Marcos Gittis

Myths and Tales from Across the Divide

Some speak Greek and some speak Turkish. Some live in the south and some live in the north of the divided island of Cyprus. During the Theatre workshop "Myths and Tales from Across the Divide" they will discover surprising things. 

Museum of the Future: Banner grafik Graphik: Goethe-Institut / Aarushi Surana

Museum of the Future

What is the role of education for the wellbeing of a society?  How can museums be catalysts of a move towards emancipated citizenship? Academics, museum professionals and other experts from Germany and India will examine these exciting issues.

Future Perfect © Goethe-Institut

Future Perfect

Future Perfect tells the stories of individuals, initiatives and businesses that are working towards a better future in the present.