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.
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 the exhibition is shown in Frankfurt am Main and in Berlin in 2019.
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.
In 2019, the event takes place internationally in over 20 countries in Southeast Asia, South Asia, the Middle East, Latin America and Africa from October 07 to December 23. The Science Film Festival is currently open to submissions until March, 22.
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.