Sunday, 20th May 2018

Activities 2010

8th January: German Film Evening: Ping Pong directed by Matthias Luthardt

13th January: Gesprächsrunde: “Deutsche Filme in der Diskussion – eine Rückschau auf das Erste Deutsche Fimfestival”. Diskussionsleiterin: Sirka Facklam

27th January: Annual General Meeting

3rd February: Gesprächsrunde: “Der neue Weg im Umgang mit Tieren – Tellington TTouch”. Diskussionsleiterin: Brigitta Gatt

12th February: DEFA Film Series – German Film Evening: Die Mörder sind unter uns (Murderers are among us) directed by Wolfgang Staudte, 1946

17th February: Gesprächsrunde: “Was verdienen Sie? Sprachliche Spielereien um den ‘Verdienst’ “. Diskussionsleiterin: Ingrid Kidder

26th February: Music Appreciation Evening led by Martin Spiteri on “Anton Bruckner’s Ninth Symphony with unfinished Finale”

3rd March: Gesprächsrunde: “Denkmal – Denk mal! Gedächtnisstätten”. Diskussionsleiterin: Brigitte Ohk

5th March: German Short Films Evening in collaboration with the Malta Cine Circle

9th – 12th March: German Information Stall at the National Learning Expo at the Malta Hilton ( Organised by the Ministry of Education, Employment and the Family)

10th March: Launching of the book “Fra Jean – eine Vermutung” by Austrian writer Dorothea Macheiner. Introduction and historical background by Michael Galea. In cooperation with the Embassy of Austria

12th March: DEFA Film Series – German Film Evening: Spur der Steine (Traces of Stone) directed by Frank Beyer, 1966

17th March: Gesprächsrunde: “Warum verreist der Mensch so gerne?”. Diskussionsleiter: Klaus Koch

20th March: Easter Egg Painting Session & Easter Stall

9th April: DEFA Film Series – German Film Evening: Der Dritte directed by Egon Günther, 1971

16th April: Music Appreciation Evening led by Aldo Fenech on “Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy’s Paulus Oratorio”

23rd April: Talk: “Bavaria – The Homeland of Pope Benedict XVI”. Speaker: Mr Herbert Bauer, Director of Tourism of Altötting

28th April: Opening of an Exhibition of paintings and line drawings by German artist Sebastian D. Grenz

30th April: Concert by the Hamburger Ärzteorchester Ensemble playing works by Beethoven, Mozart & Haydn

14th May: DEFA Film Series – German Film Evening: Sabine Kleist, 7 Jahre directed by Helmut Dziuba, 1982

28th May: Music Appreciation Evening led by Lawrence Grech on “Richard Strauss”

11th June: DEFA Film Series – German Film Evening: Die Architekten directed by Peter Kahane, 1990

10th September: German Film Evening: Sonnenallee directed by Leander Haussmann, 2000

15th September: Goethe Institute FIT in Deutsch Certificate Giving Ceremony

25th September: Notte Bianca Event (Open House with ongoing events including German Food, Beer and Live Music)

3rd October: Celebrating the 20th Anniversary of German Unity
Open House with an exhibition of drawings by German and Maltese students on “The Fall of the Berlin Wall” and an open air exhibition of vintage German classic cars. In collaboration with the Old Motors Club (Malta) and the Deutsch-Maltesische Gesellschaft e.V.

8th October: German Film Evening: Das Leben der Anderen directed by Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck, 2005

11th – 23rd October: Exhibition: A Journey into the German Past: Photographs by Stefan Koppelkamm. (In collaboration with the German Embassy and the Goethe Institute)

13th October: “Street Music of the End of the 19th – early 20th Century” – talk by Wolfgang Broy supported by the VocEns Ensemble (Hamburg)

22nd – 23rd October: Education Fair “Welcome to German!” – Aimed at creating awareness of the presence of the German/Austrian culture and economy in Malta. Held at the Maria Assumpta Girls’ Secondary School Hamrun. Organised by the University of Malta, DAAD – German Academic Exchange Service, German-Maltese Circle, Embassies of Germany and Austria and Ministry of Education, Culture, Youth and Sport

23rd October: Goethe Institute Certificate Giving Ceremony

27th October: Opening of an Exhibition of paintings by artist Lyn Walters

29th October: Music Appreciation Evening led by Aldo Fenech on “Gustav Mahler’s Second Symphony – The Resurrection”

12th November: German Film Evening: Nikolaikirche directed by Frank Beyer, 1995

17th – 21st November: Second German Film Festival – Download Programme

24th – 27th November: Christmas Market Stall

26th November: Music Appreciation Evening led by Michael Spiteri on “Works by Clara Schumann”

10th December: German Film Evening: Good Bye, Lenin! directed by Wolfgang Becker, 2003

 

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Valletta VLT1465, Malta
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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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