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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.

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Literature for children and teens today
Of refugees, racism, and poverty

Texts for children and teens are constantly evolving. Not only do they pick up new topics, but also offer variations of traditional and current political and social debates while also upholding literary and aesthetic standards.

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.

Graphic Novels © Goethe-Institut London

Translation funding
German-language literature in Vietnamese translation

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.