TV-Conference (c) Goethe-Institut

Television in public interest

In order to enable more interested people to access and discuss the TV films of "International Public Television" (INPUT). In 2019 INPUT will travel to Bangkok upon the invitation of Thai PBS, Thailand’s young public broadcaster founded in 2008.

Colombo Dance Platform 2016 © Malaka Mp

Dancing in Sri Lanka

The Goethe-Institut offers the possibility to exchange ideas with different formats to professional dancers as well as students who would like to think outside the box of their traditional dance spectrum.

Photo project © Andy Spyra

Photo Project
`Photographic journal of a roadtrip`

Sri Lankan photographers submitted their best shots on protecting our environment, climate change and motives that move us humans to interact responsibly with our environment. German multiple award winning photographer Andy Spyra and German-Sri Lankan conceptual photographer selected a diverse group to be mentored by them on a 10-day travelling workshop.

Colomboscope © Fold Media Collective

Multidisciplinary Contemporary Art Festival

​The 2021 festival titled “Language is migrant” is scheduled to take place from 21-31 January in Colombo. It will feature an exhibition complimented with screenings, concerts and recitals, workshops, engagement for youth, public programmes, talks, curated tours, engaging especially with hybrid belonging, oral history, diasporic stories, and how language marks our bodies and identity constructs.

Literarisches Übersetzen unter digitalen Vorzeichen (c) Goethe-Institut Seoul

Literary Translation
Social Translating

The Merck Social Translating Project is testing a new social practice for literary translation.
Ten translators from Asia are translating a German-language novel into their respective native languages. During the process, they meet in a closed digital forum and work on their translations by interacting with one another and engaging in a close discourse with the author.

Where To? 21 Questions on Flight and Migration

One theme, 21 questions, around 49 authors and intellectuals: the project "Where To?" shows how differently the theme of "flight and migration" is experienced and pondered all around the world.

Foto: Poets Translating Poets

Poets Translating Poets

Poets from South Asia and Germany translate each other's poems.

Popcast © Goethe-Institut | Illustration: DOON 東

Current Music from Germany

In our April Popcast moderator David Creedon presents music by Anna Erhard, Driftmachine, Modeselektor feat. Paul St. Hilaire, Sofia Kourtesis and Triorität x Lukas Lehmann. Rock, Pop, Hip-Hop, Electro: every month we shine our search beacon into the nation’s studios and clubs.

 Filmstill: © 180 Seconds Beijing

180 Seconds City

Get out of the city! This time, our filmmakers roam through peri-urban districts and suburbs, because “Periphery” is the theme of the seventh and final season of 180 Seconds City.