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/Shi is an art exhibition in the city of Yangon, Myanmar. /Shi is on for 44 days from 12 November 2022 to 12 January 2023. Based on bus routes, the backbone of Yangon’s DNA, you are invited to explore 40+ artworks by 50+ artists and creatives carefully orchestrated across 7 venues over the city.

Recent projects

SFF 2022 ©Goethe-Institut Myanmar

Knowledge Through Entertainment

Goethe-Institut Myanmar is organizing the 11th Edition of the Science Film Festival in Myanmar. Like 2021, the Science Film Festival Myanmar will take place from 25 November to 10 December 2022 virtually.

SPACE O‘3: Art & Cultural Hub ©Goethe-Institut Myanmar

Pop-up Art & Cultural Space

Goethe-Institut Myanmar has just opened a flexible space for people in the artistic and cultural fields in Myanmar to meet, create, discuss, produce, listen and practice their art. Artists and cultural professionals can book a room for free. We want to help Myanmar’s cultural community overcome the limitations they are facing today.



Past Projects

Kinofest ©Goethe-Institut

February 18 - March 31, 2022

German Film Festival 2022: KINOFEST is the first German Film Festival organized by 8 Goethe Characters in Southeast Asia. The film festival was held online on the Goethe-On-Demand online film platform. The 12 films are shown online throughout the entire Southeast Asia region and are translated into 5 languages: English, Vietnamese, Thai, Indonesian, Burmese. 

Link the Wor(l)ds ©Link the Wor(l)ds

Literary translation workshops

For new generations of translators, to achieve good translation with international standards, this workshop was organized in collaboration with Singapore Book Council, National Centre for Writing, the world's largest book festival Frankfurt Book Fair and Goethe-Institut Myanmar. This workshop was successfully conducted in digital format via Zoom from July to October 2022.

We will have been young © CCTang_Obscura

We will have been young

An exhibition on youth and future in Southeast Asia, is the result of the Southeast Asian Photography Masterclass by Jörg Brüggemann and Tobias Kruse (Ostkreuz Photographers’ Agency) during the Obscura Festival of Photography 2016 and 2017 in Malaysia. Afterwards it travelled to Germany and Bangkok, then to Yangon.

Past Projects