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Newsletter November 2023

Goethe-Institut Myanmar

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Academy of Care banner

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Academy of Care

The Academy of Care (Aoc) derives from our Program of Care (PoC), established in 2022. In the wake of World Mental Health Day, we are glad to introduce the Academy of Care to you. The Academy of Care is a new train-the-trainer capacity-building program designed to empower individuals through creative forms of expression to work with trauma and mental health matters over the next two years.
Science Film Festival 2023

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Knowledge Through Entertainment


The Goethe-Institut Myanmar is hosting the twelfth edition of the Science Film Festival in Myanmar. Unlike 2022, this year's festival will adopt a hybrid format from October 27 to November 30, 2023. Students and children can attend screenings in our auditorium from October 27 to November 12. For those unable to attend in person, the films will be available for viewing through our video-on-demand service starting from November 3, 2023, until the end of the festival. 
Exhibitions schedule

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Exhibitions Schedule

Embarking on their curatorial journey, four teams out of the ‘Expanded Curatorial Practice and Exhibition Making Project’ are now developing diverse art exhibitions to be presented at the four exhibition venues in Yangon. Each team brings its distinct approach and curatorial concept to life; something new will happen soon. 
We welcome everyone to see the curated exhibitions set of the participants from the training program. Please join us throughout November and December. The schedule for each event, along with venue and program details, will be available on our website and social media channels. Please mark your calendar and join us on this artistic journey.

Ivy Gallery: 24th – 26th November
Neutral Art Gallery: 1st – 3rd December
Art Corner Gallery: 9th – 11th December
Ahnanda Art Gallery: 15th – 17th December
MPA event

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A Talk on Visual History in Myanmar with Archive Images and Stories

Meet the Myanmar Photo Archive

Join us for a talk and presentation on the activities of the Myanmar Photo Archive in the past, present, and future, featuring fascinating images and stories from the archive.
Lukas Birk, the founder of the Myanmar Photo Archive, and Rita Khin, an art consultant, will also present a selection of artwork and writing by grant recipients.
Date: 25 November 2023
Place: Goethe-Institut Myanmar ( Auditorium)
Sundowner Musical Gathering

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Sundowner Musical Gathering

Monsoon is ending, and our sundowner musical will be back. Let's spend a leisurely evening with a music performance at Goethe Café Yangon. Join us and enjoy the music. Free Entry!
Stay tuned to our social media channel for detailed information.


German Language Class at Goethe-Institut Myanmar

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German Language Courses

Start learning the German language systematically at the Goethe-Institut Myanmar! Our German language courses are based on the six levels defined by the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. Our courses are thereby internationally recognized and comparable. Goethe-Institut Myanmar is offering online and offline German language courses in November. Registration is open from 25.10.2023 to 10.11.2023. For any inquiries, please get in touch with us via info.language.mmr@goethe.de.
Goethe-Zertifikat Prüfungen

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Goethe-Zertifikat Exams

Do you need documented proof of your German language skills that are recognized all over the world? The Goethe-Institut certificates are accepted worldwide as verification of your language capabilities. Goethe-Institut Myanmar is offering Goethe-Zertifikat exams in November! Registration is open from 25.10.2023 to 10.11.2023. Please check our schedule and register via info.language.mmr@goethe.de!


New Media Onleihe 11/23

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New media are available in our German Online Library “ONLEIHE”, including works by Kristine Bilkau, Sherko Fatah, Elena Fischer, Sabine Gruber, Wladimir Kaminer and Tijan Sila. Access them free of charge in our ONLEIHE - the German Online Library.
C1 new arrivals

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"New arrivals for C1 learners (DaF C1)”

We are pleased to announce that we have a new collection of books, especially for German C1 Learners.

Come and explore our collection of new arrivals! The books are prominently displayed on our shelves with a ‘NEU!’ tag for easy identification. Our friendly librarians are always on hand to assist you in finding the right book for you.

Don’t miss out on the opportunity to expand your language skills with our latest selection of German C1 books. We look forward to seeing you soon at the library!
Lernberatung Nov

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Empowering Your Learning Journey:

The “LEARNING ADVISORY” Program at the Library

Are you eager to improve your language skills and embark on a journey to master the German language? Our ’’Learning Advisory Program’’ is here to guide and support you on your learning journey, and the best part is, it’s absolutely free of charge. Our program is designed to cater to individuals of all language proficiency levels, and our teachers are here to assist you every step of the way!

Enroll now and participate in our free Learning Advisory Program for your German learning needs: biblio-yangon@goethe.de 
LeseClub Nov

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Are you looking for a fun way to improve your language skills? Look no further than our reading club! Join us for a great time with friends, where we will explore a variety of easy reader books and expand our vocabulary.

This time, the reading club, which everyone enthusiastically participates in, will meet twice for our readings and is led by an experienced teacher from Goethe-Institut Myanmar. On the first day of the program, we will take turns reading a book, then exchanging our thoughts and opinions on how we understood the stories. We will read and discuss in both Burmese and German. On the second day, we will continue to read and discuss parts from the book we have enjoyed reading during the last two weeks.

Due to the limited number of seats, if you want to register, please enroll via 01 9376160 (ext.301/302) during the library’s opening hours or via email: biblio-yangon@goethe.de
Board Game Friday Nov

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This month, we will be playing the board game that everyone enjoys, called "Die Insel der Präpositionen". If you want to learn how to use the prepositions like "vor, hinter, neben, auf, unter, zwischen, über, in", this game is perfect for you.

To participate in this game, only A1 level is required, so if you want to join, please enroll via 01 9376160 (ext. 301/302) or biblio-yangon@goethe.de during library opening hours.

Let's learn German Prepositions while having fun playing board games with friends!



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