Sunday, 20th May 2018

Activities 2007

19th January
Lecture on “Technical & Artistic problems in the production of Meissen Porcelain until 1730” by Claus Boltz

31st January
Annual General Meeting

24th March
Wortwerkstatt – Hören, reden ….. und malen
Launching of a project for German-speaking children

16th May
Gesprächsrunden
Der Rhein – Wasserstraße und Romantik
Diskussionsleiterin: Ingrid Kidder

6th June
Gesprächsrunden
Die Deutschen – Stimmen die Stereotypen?
Diskussionsleiterin: Sirka Facklam

8th June
Quiz-Competition for Schoolchildren To mark the German EU Presidency – Presentation of Prizes

13th June
Lecture by Prof. Fredrick A. Lubich (Dean Department of German at the Old Dominion University of Virginia, USA): “Cabaret Culture & Popular Music: From the Weimar Republic to United Germany”

20th June
Gesprächsrunden
Redewendungen, Redensarten – Würze einer Sprache
Diskussionsleiterin: Waltraud Wolff

4th July
Gesprächsrunden
Mittagsschlaf verhindert Herztod
Diskussionsleiter: Dr Eric Hilzenitz

18th July
Gesprächsrunden
Leipzig: Buch-, Messe- und Musikstadt
Diskussionsleiterin: Sirka Facklam

23rd July
Presentation of the winning projects “Modernisation of The Circle’s Bar”
by students from Akademie für Betriebsmanagment, Möbelbau und Innenraumgestaltung of Freiburg

1st August
Gesprächsrunden
Ist Tierschutz eine Notwendigkeit?
Diskussionsleiterin: Ingrid Kidder

13th August
“Founding a Veritable European Theatre in Malta”
Lecture in English by Björn Potulski, M.A. Theatre Studies, Germanic Philology and Politics

5th September
Gesprächsrunden
Die Theaterlandschaft in Deutschland
Diskussionsleiter: Olaf Rieck

19th September
Gesprächsrunden
Erfahrungen mit dem Euro in Deutschland
Diskussionsleiter: Günther Schlichte

20th September
Illustrated talk by Mr Albert Friggieri
Subject: “An amazing world teeming with life” – Malta in the third decade of British colonial rule as seen through the eyes of the German architect, artist and poet Friedrich Maximilian Hessemer in 1829

12th October
German Film Evening – introduced by Frau Sirka Facklam
“Alles auf Zucker!” a German comedy film directed by Daniel Levy

17th October
Illustrated talk by artist Joseph Casha, on the subject “Filfla und die Toteninsel” (in English). Accompanied by a collective Exhibition of related paintings and prints.
In collaboration with the Malta Tourism Authority and the Malta School of Arts

18th October
45th Anniversary since the Foundation of the German-Maltese Circle
Dinner at Villa Arrigo, San Pawl tat-Targa

31st October
45th Anniversary Concert by members from the Jugendsinfonieorchester “Bachkreis Bergkamen”

7th November
Gesprächsrunden
Matthias Brechtl – Ein moderner Dürer?
Diskussionsleiterin: Ute Ruppert-Hung

9th November
German Film Evening – introduced by Frau Sirka Facklam
“Himmel ohne Sterne” (Sky without Stars) – a German drama directed by Helmut Kräutner (1955)

16th November
Visit to Messina Palace by the President of the Federal Republic of Germany, H.E. Prof. Dr. Horst Köhler – Meeting with German nationals residing in Malta

21st November
Gesprächsrunden
Sport ist auch im Alter gesund
Diskussionsleiter: Dr Eric Hilsenitz

5th December
Gesprächsrunden
Nikolausabend – Nikolauslegenden
Diskussionsleiterin: Sirka Facklam

5th December
Weihnachtsmarkt Stall

7th December
German Film Evening – introduced by Frau Sirka Facklam
“The Kebab Connection” (2004) Directed by Anno Saul

12th December
Certificate Giving Ceremony for students who finished the German Language Courses 2006-2007

Contact Us

Messina Palace, 141 Triq San Kristofru,
Valletta VLT1465, Malta
(+356) 2124 6967

Membership

Permanent and temporary residents in Malta of German or Maltese nationality, not below the age of 18 years of age are eligible for membership to the German-Maltese Circle. Bona fide students between the ages of 14 and 18 are accepted as Junior Members.

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Activities

Dance Performance "Open Waters"

The German-Maltese Circle organises various activities such as exhibitions, film shows, cultural tours, forums, lectures, seminars, concerts, choral performances by visiting German choirs, chanson evenings, social and sports events and in fact, anything which helps to make especially the Maltese public more conscious of German culture and the German way of life.

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Library

Section of the Dorothea von Wendland Library

The Library at the German-Maltese Circle is named after Dorothea von Wendland, the wife of a former German Ambassador, who in the early 1970’s was instrumental in the setting up of a lending and reference library in the former premises of the Circle in Floriana.

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Restaurant & Coffee Shop

Image of Coffee and Croissant

Entering through the elegant entrance hall of Messina Palace and situated in a converted arched inner yard is the Circle’s Restaurant & Coffee Shop where patrons gather in informal and cosy surroundings for a coffee break, a lunch or just a quick snack.

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