In collaboration with the Nicosia Municipality, the Ministry of Agriculture and the Association for the Protection of the Environment in Cyprus, the Goethe-Institut organises the exhibition To be or not to be on the industrial destruction of nature, from 1 until 16 June 1993at Famagusta Gate.
An event with Cypriot dances, songs and music is held on 16 June 1995 at the Ledra Palace Hotel, with almost 1,000 visitors from both communities.
The first European Dance Festival in Cyprus, organised by the Rialto Theatre and the Ministry of Education and Culture, is held in Nicosia with the participation of the Goethe-Institut. The following year, the dance theatre exhibition Dance Theatre Today: 30 Years of German Dance History is presented by the Goethe-Institut as part of the dance festival.
1999 / 2000
On 31 December 1999 the Goethe-Institut Nicosia is closed and on 1 January 2000 Ute Wörmann-Stylianou, Dorothea Ioannides and Ursula Karekla found the Goethe-Zentrum Nicosia.
On 23 April 2003 the checkpoint at Ledra Palace is opened and people are allowed to cross. With the support of the Turkish-Cypriot-German Cultural Association, Turkish Cypriots are able to take part in courses and examinations at the Goethe-Zentrum from the autumn.
The Goethe-Zentrum, in cooperation with the Ministry of Education and Culture and the Music Department of the Goethe-Institut, initiates a concert by the Cyprus Youth State Orchestra and the Mannheim Youth Symphony Orchestra.
Together with the Department of Computer Science of the University of Cyprus and with the support of the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany and the Telecommunications Authority of Cyprus, the Goethe-Zentrum organises the symposium Sustainability, Markets & Me–Innovations for the future on 2 February 2007.
On the occasion of the German Presidency of the Council of the European Union, the Goethe-Zentrum organises several events.
The Goethe-Zentrum organises a series of events in cooperation with the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany to mark the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall.
The first exhibition of Go Ganesha Go – Elephants for Peace, an international participatory art movement initiated by Rose Marie Gnausch, takes place in Nicosia on both sides of the buffer zone. The project will continue until 2018.
In January 2011, German Chancellor Angela Merkel visits the Goethe-Zentrum on the occasion of her trip to Cyprus. Students of the Goethe-Zentrum have the opportunity to talk to Chancellor Angela Merkel.
The Goethe-Institut Cyprus introduces four-language communication on its website in order to consciously address and involve even more inhabitants of the island. In addition to German and English, communication is now also in Greek and Turkish.
From September 2018, the Goethe-Institut will also offer German lessons in Paphos.
Moving Silence takes place for the 10th time in Cyprus in collaboration with ARTos Foundation, but under different circumstances due to the pandemic. Nevertheless, an exchange between musicians and filmmakers is possible and the event is successfully held in physical and digital space.