Weeks of the German language

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The Weeks of the German language are organized by the Embassies of Austria, Germany and Switzerland and the Goethe-Institut Cyprus.

This year the Weeks of the German language launch with an open-air event at Faneromeni Square in Nicosia on 20 October 2019 and conclude with the traditional Christmas Fair on Sunday 1 December 2019. In between, a variety of events are taking place dealing with the German language and the culture of these three German-speaking countries.

Highlights of this year's programme are the Trios³ concert with a trio formation of the bi-communal Cyprus Chamber Orchestra who will perform works by Beethoven (Germany), Schubert (Austria) and Raff (Switzerland). On the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall various screenings, presentations and discussions are taking place. In addition, the Goethe-Institut Cyprus is launching a new screening series, the Berlinale Selection 2019, a German Film Festival presenting a selection of the best new German-speaking films of the year.

Events of the Goethe-Institut within the framework of the "Weeks of the German language":