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Current Music from Germany

Popcast © Goethe-Institut | Illustration: DOON 東

Rock, Pop, Hip-Hop, Electro made in Germany
Popcast in February

In our February Popcast moderator David Ingram presents music by Tara Nome Doyle, Ziúr, Kinderzimmer Productions, C.A.R. and Vilod. Rock, Pop, Hip-Hop, Electro: every month we shine our search beacon into the nation’s studios and clubs. Together with Zündfunk, Bavarian Radio’s scene magazine, we showcase the latest music by riveting off-the-charts bands.

The gender gap is like a gaping chasm in classical music Photo (detail): © Colourbox.de

News from the classical music scene
The KLASSIKCAST is taking a creative break.

The KLASSIKCAST is taking a creative break. We’ll let you know here as soon as our next Klassikcast is online. Have you already heard our previous classical music podcasts? If not, or if you’d like to hear them again, the latest Klassikcasts are still online for your listening pleasure. 

New German-language publications

Rosinenpicker © Goethe-Institut / Illustration: Tobias Schrank

Read and Listen

Every year in October, the literature and publishing industry meets in Frankfurt. What do literary professionals talk about? What are the wishes for the future? We try to find answers: with texts, interviews – and of course with the literature itself.


bangaloREsidents@1 Shanthi Road © Goethe-Institut / Max Mueller Bhavan

bangaloREsidency 2019 Season II

We would like to leave you again with enduring impREssions of the bangaloREsidency! Season II of 2019 has started off with a bang. This time, we invited 9 artists from Germany to spend 1 to 2 months working on site and designing artistic works in dialogue with the city, and in close collaboration with 6 local hosts. impREssions, an 8-part series, documents their sojourn.

Five Million Incidents © Goethe-Institut

Experiments in public space
Five Million Incidents

Five million incidents is a series of activities that will take place in the premises of Goethe-Institut / Max Mueller Bhavan in Kolkata and New Delhi over a span of one year. It aims at expanding our notion of art as an extension of everyday experience of life. Numerous practitioners of different art disciplines will explore the “process of making” as a moment of sharing and interaction with you, the audience.

Deutschsprachige Litertatur Illustration: Tobias Schrank, Goethe-Institut

Offer for book lovers
The German List

Demanding, modern German-language literature in English – that is the German List. Since 2009 Naveen Kishore has been editing this series in his publishing house Seagull Books. On the occasion of  the anniversary Seagull Books and the Goethe-Institut present a paperback edition of 25 English translations of German titles.