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Museum Conversations 2019 Review

The Goethe-Institut Namibia hosted the final conference of the Museum Conversations project from 18 to 20 September 2019, following other conferences in seven Sub-Saharan Africa countries during 2018. 

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Creative Entrepreneurship Programme

The Goethe-Institut Namibia in collaboration with the (GIZ) Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit are offering an opportunity for entrepreneurs in Namibia’s creative industry to identify business opportunities, develop the business ideas and create economic growth. 

Goethe Stage 2019 Film ©LoredanaLaRocca

Goethe Stage 2019

The Goethe Stage project is calling for the submission of short film scripts before 04 August 2019.

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Picture Book Cinema

Bilderbuchkino (Picture book cinema) is a form of reading aloud and presenting picture books.

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Night Under the Stars

A platform for local musicians, where they showcase their talents and are exposed to the audience.

MindsInAction robotics slide ©Goethe-Institut Namibia


The Goethe-Institut Namibia in cooperation with MindsInAction presents a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Programme for children from 07 September till 30 November 2019. Registration closes on 30 August.

On the border: Berlin, 10 November 1989, Brandenburg Gate Photo (detail): Jürgen Lottenburger ©


Goethe-Institut explores the fall of the Berlin Wall after 30 years.

Henrike Grohs Award © Art: Ferdinand Makouvia , Photo: Excerpt of a photo by Peter Houston

Henrike Grohs Art Award: Applications open!

The Henrike Grohs Art Award is a roving biennial art prize conceived by the Goethe-Institut and the Grohs family in memory of the former Head of Goethe-Institut in Abidjan, Henrike Grohs.

Applications can be handed in from the 15th of October to the 15th of November.

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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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Science Week Namibia 2019

The Science Film Festival is a celebration of science communication in Southeast Asia, South Asia, Africa, the Middle East and Latin America. 

Curating ©LoredanaLaRocca

Curatorship Bootcamp 2019

In contemporary art, the fluidity of the role is reflected in the diverse dynamics and structures of institutions around the world.

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The Power of Emotions

An exhibition of photographs and texts relative to Germany’s past 100 years of society and politics will be touring Namibia in June this year. 

Fingers on Ipad Kabul ©Bernard Ludewig

Coding Week 2019

Applying the concept of augmented reality to books, in particular children’s books, makes reading more interactive and relevant to the minds of today’s youth.

Easy German interview front ©Goethe-Institut Namibia


Easy German is available on various websites and is a tool for German language teachers when teaching the foreign language. 

Music in Africa on stage ©MartinvanderBelen

Music in Africa!

Sauti za Busara, in partnership with Music In Africa, is calling on artists from the African continent to apply to perform at the festival's upcoming edition in Stone Town, Zanzibar, from 13 to 16 February 2020.