The Goethe-Institut has strongly supported the idea of public service television and INPUT, the annual INternational PUblic Television conference. Through its mini-INPUT or Best of INPUT programmes, the Institute aims to connect television professionals, filmmakers and film students in Ethiopia with the global INPUT network.

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We promote cultural exchange between Germany and Ethiopia. We initiate film series, exhibitions, concerts, seminars and festivals which involve bilateral artistic production, reception and reflection. 

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Water in Ethiopia

Photographers based in Ethiopia participated in a photography workshop focusing on the theme of “Water” in relation to Ethiopia.

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After the political change in Ethiopia that enabled new possibilities for the development of civil society, it is meaningful to look at the work of media, especially that of television, and to give it new incentives. 

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The Wax and Gold of Hairstyles in Ethiopia

The Wax and Gold of Hairstyles in Ethiopia exhibition marks Goethe-Institut Äthiopien’s second collaboration with the Frobenius Institute since 2019.

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