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November 9, 2019 at15:00 - 21.00 Hrs.
30th Anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall

To commemorate the 30th anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall, Goethe-Institut Thailand, Alliance Française and the German Embassy will be organizing a variety of film screenings, exhibitions and talks on November 9, 2019.

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On the border: Berlin, 10 November 1989, Brandenburg Gate Photo (detail): Jürgen Lottenburger © wir-waren-so-frei.de

Autumn ‘89
In any case, it wasn’t the bananas

While the leaves on the right and left of the Berlin Wall are turning autumnal, the Peaceful Revolution is beginning in the GDR. One year later, Germany is again one country.
The facts are familiar - but how did autumn 1989 really feel? On Monday demonstrations and the sale of chunks of the Wall to tourists.

Das Brandenburger Tor 1961/2015, montage Photo (detail): © pa-picture alliance | © A. Ehrlicher, B. Rehmann

30 Years Fall of the Wall
Ghosts of the Past

On 3 October 1990 the reunification of Germany brought four decades of division to an end. Since then Germany has changed, especially the former city of the Wall, Berlin. In images of today goethe.de recalls the story of yesterday.

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Wanderlust Küche © Groupe Dejour

Wanderlust Küche

Nothing connects people from different backgrounds as much as a pleasurable meal. With this in mind, the Goethe-Institutes of Southeast Asia are bringing the countries of the region together around the table. During the course of November 2018, the project Wanderlust Küche - A Culinary Dialogue will unite Southeast Asia, Australia and New Zealand under the motto Tables without Borders. The project stages numerous events centring on the topic of culinary art and tradition.

Science Film Festival 2019

Science Film Festival 2019

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. ​

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