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Newsletter November 2022

Goethe-Institut Myanmar

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KinoFest 2023, Myanmar


Oct 1-15

KinoFest 2023

Goethe-Institut is organising the second edition of the annual German film festival, KinoFest, scheduled to run from September to November 2023. KinoFest is a joint production involving eight Goethe-Instituts in Southeast Asia, showcasing the latest films released from 2021 to 2023. In Myanmar, KinoFest can be enjoyed for free from the 1st to 15th of October.
Photo Therapy

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Program of Care 2.0

Photo Therapy

Are you ready to utilize the power of photography to explore your emotions, connect with your inner self, and embark on a transformative journey? Look no further! We are thrilled to announce our upcoming Photo Therapy Workshop - a unique and enriching experience that combines the art of photography with self-expression and healing. This workshop is the last part of the 'Program of Care 2.0' workshop series, initiated by the Goethe-Institut Myanmar. 

This 10-day workshop offers training in visual narrative storytelling and artistic photography techniques. Our expert trainers will provide one-on-one guidance and constructive feedback throughout the workshop. Each participant will have the opportunity to express their feelings and explore their self-identity by reflecting on photographs, pairing them with creative writing and focusing on the positive aspects of their lives. 
Curatorial Project: Veranstaltungsort-Partner

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Curatorial Project: Venue Partners

Expanded Curatorial Practice and Exhibition Making project that Goethe-Institut Myanmar brought to you has now finished all its training modules. At the end of the training period, all 16 participants became four curatorial teams, and a production grant for each group was awarded to produce their exhibition projects. Goethe-Institut Myanmar invited four art galleries, led mainly by young active gallerists and artists, to be project venue partners.


Study In Germany

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Study in Germany

Have you dreamed of visiting Germany... Can you imagine studying, living and even working in Germany? 
Then welcome to our event „Study in Germany”!
The event will take place on 26th November 2022 (01:30 – 06:15 pm) at Goethe-Institut Myanmar.
- Representatives of German Embassy, DAAD and Goethe-Institut Myanmar will give informative presentations and Q&A sessions about „Study in Germany“.
- Students currently studying at a German university will share their experience with you.
If you are interested, please send an email to LSO.yangon.mmr@goethe.de and register from 1st November to 25th November. There are a limited number of seats, so sign up soon. 


German Language Courses

German Language Classes in November

Start learning the German language at the Goethe-Institut Myanmar. Our German language courses are international recognized. We use a system based on six levels, so it is easy to get started and easy to track your progress. We offer German language courses both online and in-person starting this November. Registration is open from 24.10.2022 to 6.11.2022. Please contact us - info.language.mmr@goethe.de.

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Goethe-Zertifikat Exams in November

If you require documentation of your German Language skills, the Goethe-Institut can supply you with certificates to verify your German language proficiency. Goethe-Institut Myanmar is offering Goethe-Zertifikat exams in November! Registration is opened from 2.11.2022 to 16.11.2022. Please check our schedule and register - info.language.mmr@goethe.de!


Link the Wor(l)ds

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Literary translation workshops


We are looking to support a young generation interested in literary translation work, and we are looking for new talent. In order to achieve good translation practices in accordance with international standards, this workshop was organized by well-known literary organizations. The translation workshop was led by Ms. Kyithar Swe, who is an experienced translator, trainer and coach for German teachers. Working together with participants, Helene Bukowski's debut novel "Milchzähne" (2019) was translated into Myanmar. 

Onleihe November




New media is available in our German Online Library “ONLEIHE”, including works by Friedrich Ani, Helene Bukowksi, Jürgen Habermas, Heinz Helle and Angela Steidele. Access is free of charge in our ONLEIHE - the German Online Library.

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The Goethe-Institut Myanmar's language department and the library will organize a program called "Lernberatung" for our students. In this program our teacher Ei Ei Phyo will be available to answer your questions and to help you with any difficulties you might be experiencing while learning German. Only six persons are allowed to join at a time, so anyone who is interested should register in advance via mail biblio-yangon@goethe.de or in person at the lending desk. For registration please provide your name, contact number, your German proficiency level, as well as the date you wish to attend. 


Goethe-Institut Myanmar
Kabar Aye Pagoda Road, corner of Nat Mauk Street, Bahan Township, Yangon, Myanmar
Tel. +95 1 9376160