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Graphic Novels© Goethe-Institut Hanoi


Weiße Kugeln © Franca Bartholomaei

The girl K

In appreciation of various translations and in reverence for the poet Nguyen Du, the Goethe-Institut focuses its attention on this literary work and raises the question of its contemporary interpretation and - closely related to it - the question of today’s role and image of women in Vietnam.

Stock Bild von 'bekanntmachung, einmal, fiktion' © Colourbox

Short Stories from VietNam for German Readers

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.

Graphic Novels © Goethe-Institut London

Translation funding
Translation funding

Our translation funding programme supports the publication of books by German authors in another language.

Literatur Tandem © Goethe-Institut Hanoi

Literatur tandem

For first time Literature Tandem brings writers from different cities of Germany to Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City. In various events they will meet Vietnamese writers and exchange views on their different perspectives on literature and society.