Events and competition

Activating pupils is one of the most important – and sometimes most difficult – challenges any teacher faces. The Goethe-Institut Myanmar has therefore put together a series of cultural events and competitions designed to help you motivate your pupils and to make learning German more fun.

Ausstellung  „Märchenwelten“ © Goethe-Institut


Ob Heldin oder Held, Zauberei oder Tiere, die Ausstellung zur Märchensammlung der Brüder Grimm führt in sieben Stationen durch die wichtigsten Motive in deutschen Märchen. Die Ausstellung enthält viele Elemente zum Hören, Sehen und Mitmachen.

IDO 2020 Werbebanner © Goethe-Institut

DABEI SEIN! – Internationale Deutscholympiade Dresden

The next Internationale Deutscholympiade, the world’s biggest German language contest, will be held this year from 3–7 August in an innovative virtual format with ample opportunity for participants to get acquainted online. This year’s motto is "Be there! – The IDO comes to you." More than 120 high school students from over 60 countries will be meeting up online for this year’s finals, to compete in the finals in their favorite foreign language.

Bilder zur Ausstellung „Erfinderland Deutschland  - Baukasten Forschung“ © jim /


Pivotal German inventions from the natural sciences: Games, films, and an exhibition on historic discoveries and leading-edge innovations.