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Onleihe: German Online Library

HAN Onleihe © Goethe-Institut Hanoi

Digital library

More than 35,000 German language media are available for downloading from our Onleihe.
 Free. Anytime. Anywhere

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Co-Creation with Civic sector

The Sustainability in Documentaries 7360 © Goethe-Institut Hanoi

For documentary filmmakers
The Sustainability in Documentaries

It is an annual initiative of Goethe-Institut Hanoi to foster collaboration between civil society organizations (CSOs) in Vietnam and documentary filmmakers to tell stories of sustainable development through documentary footage. 

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HAN MAP 2023 7360 © Goethe-Institut Hanoi

Contemporary Art
Month of Art Practice (MAP)

An artistic project dedicated to the development of contemporary art, initiated and annually organized by Heritage Space, the only registered independent art organization based in Hanoi. 

Culture lab © Goethe-Institut Hanoi

New plattform for arts
Culture Lab

The dialogue between artists and between artists and society is breaking new ground. The Goethe-Institut supports this through its KULTURLABOR.

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Online Film festival
Science Film Festival

The Science Film Festival is a celebration of science communication in Southeast Asia, South Asia, Africa, the Middle East and Latin America. The event has grown considerably since its first edition in 2005, becoming the largest event of its kind worldwide. 

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New music 2019 © Goethe-Institut Hanoi

New music

New Music is a respected staple of Vietnam’s cultural life. The Goethe-Institut promotes New Music through master classes and concerts for which we bring in experienced experts from Germany. 

Sound of X © Goethe-Institut / Photo: Benny Suhendra Panjaitan / Design: Groupe Dejour

Sound of X

How can we reconnect with the spaces we live in, especially in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic? The artists of Sound of X propose answers as they explored their sonic environment. The resulting video soundscapes offer a unique experience of our cities.

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The Graphic Novel Project is a collaboration between the Institut Français and the Goethe-Institut Hanoi to promote the creation of graphic novels by Vietnamese artists.

Mein Vietnam © Goethe-Institut Hanoi

My Vietnam

In autumn 2017, the Goethe-Institut Hanoi invited writers in Vietnam to submit short stories which would give German readers an impression of life in Vietnam today.

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Cultural promotion

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For Vietnamese artists
Call for application

For cooperation with Germany and other countries in the Southeast Asia, Australia and New Zealand.

HAN Übersetzung der Kinderbücher 2300 © Goethe-Institut Hanoi

For Vietnamese publishers
Translation Grant Programme

The Goethe-Institut’s grant programme “Translations of German Books into Other Languages” supports non-German publishers in publishing German-language literature.