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Geburtstagskalender Goethe on Demand 2022 © Goethe-Institut

Happy Birthday in 2022!
Goethe on demand

Once a month, our new birthday calendar will honour a selected birthday child (filmmakers, screenwriters, actors, camera operators, editors) with an appropriate film recommendation. For one month, one of their films will be available via Goethe-on-Demand.

A young woman with headphones and mobile phone is choosing a podcast © Recep Buyukguzel

Tune in
Podcasts Around the World

The Goethe-Institut gets stuck in your ears and opens your eyes. Goethe-Instituts across the globe produce podcasts on different topics and in different languages. Choose from a range of diverse podcasts from around the world. Dive in and have fun listening.

Where the Wild Tunes Are © Tobias Schrank

Music festivals in Germany
Where the wild tunes are

Music festivals are an integral part of the German cultural landscape, and for many Germans they are among the most enjoyable activities of the year. Get to know some of the most interesting ones acoustically and in pictures!

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Logo containing the words “One Zero Society” © Goethe-Institut e. V./Illustration: Tobias Schrank

Perspectives on post-digital Cultures
One Zero Society

Digitisation is a transformation pocess and a creative task for civil society. The magazine “One Zero Society” invites to a global exchange about our future. 

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Facets of sustainability
Ecologues

Plastic in the oceans, forest fires in the Amazon: on Ecologues the Goethe-Institut presents constructive answers to climate change and brings together regional experts in global debates on sustainability. Above all, the question arises: How do we survive the human age?

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Rethinking power relations
Postcolonialism

The Goethe-Institut invites experts and creatives worldwide to exchange ideas on colonial power relations, their consequences and, above all, how to dismantle them: in discourses, interviews, opinion articles and art projects. For a decolonized and non-racial world.

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