We foster bilateral cultural exchange programs between Germany and Malaysia. We initiate film series, exhibitions, concerts, seminars and festivals, always with the goal to facilitate artistic production, reception and reflection involving actors from both countries.
In collaboration with LIA (Leipzig International Art Programme) the Goethe-Institute offers artists from Southeast Asia a three-month residency at the Art and Culture Centre Leipziger Baumwollspinnerei.
Submissions accepted until April 3, 2020. In cooperation with the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP), the festival aims to expand the conversation on the issues central to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through an international selection of films on science, technology and the environment this year. The Science Film Festival takes place internationally in over 20 countries from October 01 to December 20, 2020.
An exhibition on youth and future in Southeast Asia, is the result of the Southeast Asian Photography Masterclass by Jörg Brüggemann and Tobias Kruse (Ostkreuz Photographers’ Agency) during the Obscura Festival of Photography 2016 and 2017 in Georgetown, Malaysia. After touring in SEA and Germany the exhibition is shown in Bangkok and Yangon 2020.
What’ll I cook when the fridge is empty at the end of the month? How will I save the world in the process? And how will I survive University? At goethe.de/nofilter you can find tips, curiosities and funny stories about living in Germany.
The environment and sustainability in smartphone films. Short film competition for smartphone films from Australia, Cambodia, Indonesia, the Philippines, Malaysia, Myanmar, New Zealand, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.
How can we ensure we don’t lose perspective in an increasingly complex world? The Goethe-Institut is organizing an International Cultural Symposium in Weimar from 19th to 21st June 2019 under the title "Recalculating the Route".
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.
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.