Celebrate UNESCO's International Mother Language Day by playing the interactive language game that helps you learn new things about many different languages in a fun way. Newtown Junction, 17 February 2018, 13H00
Schülerinnen und Schüler der Geburtsjahrgänge 2001 bis 2004, die als Siegerinnen bzw. Sieger der nationalen Deutscholympiaden bzw. aus anderen nationalen Auswahlverfahren von 2017/18 hervorgegangen sind. Schülerinnen und Schüler der Abschlussklassen sind zugelassen.
In Goodbye Berlin, Fatih Akin’s adaptation of Wolfgang Herrndorf’s coming of age novel Why We Took the Car, the two actors Anand Batbileg and Tristan Göbel experience the perfect summer. They were on the screen at the Durban International Film Festival (DIFF) in South Africa at the invitation of the Goethe-Institut. Between the gala opening of Focus Germany and a visit to a dolphin show, we caught up with them for an interview. [more …]
The International Association of Theatre for Children and Young People (Association Internationale du Théâtre de l’Enfance et la Jeunesse in French) usurped Cape Town’s theatres and performance spaces from 16-27 May. Photographer Suzy Bernstein shows us her most memorable moments. [more …]
Needs the history of pop music to be rewritten? One of its yet undiscovered sources is the music of Mauritania. The Goethe-Institut Senegal supported jazz pianist Mike Herting’s project to capture the musical heritage of Mauritania. His study entitled “Blues from the Desert” declares Musique Maure as the origin of blues and jazz. [more …]
Literary Crossroads is a new series of talks where South African writers meet colleagues from all over the continent and from the African diaspora to discuss trends, topics and themes prevalent in their literatures today.
There are countless influential women who have shaped Africa’s countries and societies. But few African women enjoy exposure on internationally relevant online databases such as Wikipedia. WikiAfrica and the Goethe-Institut intend on tackling this issue with the Wiki Loves Women project.