Literatur Tandem © Goethe-Institut Hanoi

Literature tandem

For first time Literature Tandem brings writers from different cities of Germany to Hà Nội and Sài Gòn. In various events they will meet Vietnamese writers and exchange views on their different perspectives on literature and society.

Calm Realities by Nhung Nguyen & Christian Grothe © Manzi

Public art project

"Into Thin Air" is a long-term public art project, initiated and curated by Manzi Art Space with a view to building awareness and appreciation for art – particularly contemporary art – among the public to help artists develop independent practices whilst encouraging their involvement in social development within the current context of Vietnam.

Marx and Religion © Goethe-Institut Hanoi

Marx 200 years

We invite you, the citizens of Vietnam, to enter into dialogue with us about the topicality of Karl Marx.

We enjoy short essays, fictional stories, plays, poetry, comic strips, picture stories, cartoons, and artistic or documentary short films.

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.

Playgrounds for Kids, Hanoi Photo: Wilfried Eckstein © Goethe-Institut Hanoi

Interview with Bianca Elgas
Playgrounds for Kids, Hanoi

The Goethe Institute Vietnam, in cooperation with the Institut Français Hanoi and the Vietnam non-profit Think Playground, is running a publicity campaign to advocate for more public playground spaces.

Interview with Goebbels © Goethe-Institut Hanoi

Dance & music camp with H. Goebbels

Heiner Goebbels spent two weeks in Hanoi to conduct a dance & music camp for Vietnamese artists. He had selected participants from a pool of applicants, emphasizing a balanced relationship between men and women as well as dancers and musicians, and assembling a promising mix of mutually inspiring and open-minded individuals. 

Snežana Golubović & Le Brothers Photo: Hoang Anh

Art in public space
Artist residence Hue

Snežana Golubović is performance artist from Frankfurt/Main. She Serbian national (former Yugoslavia) and has lived in Germany since 1992. In July, she was a guest at the Le Brothers in Hue. 

Berufsperspektive Deutschland Teaserfoto Duc Ngo Ngoc © Goethe-Institut Hanoi

A Portrait of Young Vietnamese

More and more young Vietnamese want to live and work in Germany.
We present five who have realized their dream.