The 2021 Support Fund offers one-time financial support for the implementation of a new or ongoing project and seeks to facilitate international contacts, encounters and experiences for people living in Lebanon
1000 Scores. Pieces for Here, Now & Later, a project by Helgard Haug, David Helbich and Cornelius Puschke, is an online performance space that presents new scores from various artists on the website www.1000scores.com.
Within a short period of time, Lebanon has experienced a fourfold catastrophe: the revolution of October 2019 that came to a standstill, hyperinflation due to the free fall of the Lebanese lira on the currency markets, the explosion in the port of Beirut on 4 August 2020 and finally the pandemic.
Within the framework of an International Co-Production Fund of the Goethe-Institut in the field of theatre and dance, the artist Petra Serhal presented her performance Suspended Between the Second and the Third Kiss after nearly two years of postponement. From 16 to 18 July 2021, the premiere of the performance took place in Bremen at the Schwankhalle, shown as part of the contemporary dance festival Tanz Bremen
We are excited to launch the first phase of Mirath:Music, a regional touring sound-exhibition about the cultural heritage music in North and Northeast Africa and West Asia. For more information, please klick here!
ArtEvolution is designed to provide a young generation of artists and cultural practitioners in and around the field of performing arts with an adequate pedagogical and critical infrastructure to pursue their artistic practices.
On the initiative of Nidal Al Achkar, the Al Madina Theatre Beirut, in cooperation with Rabih Mroué, Matthias Lilienthal and the Goethe-Institut Lebanon, initiated a mini-festival for interested theatre students and theatre makers in Beirut.
“Perspectives” is the new online multimedia magazine of the Goethe-Institutes in the Region North Africa and Middle East. In cooperation with “Qantara.de”, “Perspectives” will be published quarterly in Arabic, German, English and French, each time with a focus on a compelling topic.
FANTASMEEM fosters Creative Entrepreneurship and encourages knowledge sharing as well as collaborations in the Lebanese design industry. The program consists of four independent modules as well as several accompanying activities targeting designers, design startups/entreprises and makers.
Syrian artists need support, especially in exile. Therefore the Goethe-Institut Lebanon is cooperating the Syrian organisation Ettijahat – Independent Culture and providing cultural grants for artists.
The Goethe-Institut, funded by the Federal Foreign Office, enhances future prospects and promotes participatory decision-making in Tunisia, Morocco, Libya, Lebanon, Jordan, Iraq, and Egypt through projects in the fields of culture and education.