Current Projects

Wanderlust Küche – A Culinary Dialogue - Teaser

Wanderlust Küche – A Culinary Dialogue

Wanderlust Küche: a culinary summit for between Germany, Southeast Asia, Australia and New Zealand 

Nahaufnahme 2018

Close Up 2018

With Close-Up to the world: For three to four weeks each, cultural journalists from Germany, Malaysia, Myanmar and the Philippines swap their workplaces. 


Science Film Festival 2018

The Science Film Festival invites visitors to enjoy the best in international science communication and to explore this year’s theme of THE FOOD REVOLUTION. In 2018, the event takes place internationally in over 20 countries in Southeast Asia, South Asia, the Middle East and Africa from October 01 to December 23.

KLEX © Goethe-Institut Kuala Lumpur

KLEX - The Kuala Lumpur Experimental Film and Video Festival

KLEX is an independent, artist-run grassroots international festival of experimental film, video art and music founded in Malaysia in 2010 by a cross-disciplinary group of artists. 


EUNIC Malaysia

EUNIC Malaysia is a network of National Institutes for Culture from the member states of the European Union in Malaysia, which aims to contribute to cultural diversity inside and outside of the EU and to strengthen cultural dialogue and exchange.

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IFLA World Congress 2018

The 84th World Library and Information Congress hosted by the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) took place in Kuala Lumpur in 2018. The Goethe-Instituts in Southeast Asia participated in the congress with a joint bööth in which libraries and associations from Germany were represented.

KOMAS © Goethe-Institut Kuala Lumpur

Freedom Film Festival

Established in 1993, KOMAS has been the pioneer NGO in Malaysia dedicated to using creative and participative methodology in human rights education.

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ART IN CONTEXT: Learning from the Field

Conversations with and between art and cultural practitioners
Edited by Herman Bashiron Mendolicchio and Susanne Bosch
Published by Goethe-Institut e.V., 2017
ISBN 9 783945 048245

 © Goethe-Institut


15 musicians from 10 different countries from Southeast Asia, New Zealand, Australia and Germany met in the Malaysian south of Kuala Lumpur to participate and collaborate in a 10 day workshop.

Tanzconnexions © Goethe-Institut


The dossier Tanzconnexions aims to give insights into and information about contemporary styles of dance in the Asia-Pacific region and in Germany.

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DocNet Southeast Asia

Regional and international networking, training and support for documentary filmmakers from Southeast Asia.