Saturday, 18th November 2017

Malta Book Festival

The German-Maltese Circle is collaborating with the Department of German at the University of Malta towards the setting up of a stand with German language text books, easy readers for children and adults, grammar books  and books representing the German contemporary cultural scene and topics at the Malta Book Festival 2017.

The Malta Book Festival is a annual event which attracts a wide audience – not only adults, but also schoolchildren who can visit the Festival in the mornings with their teachers and participate in the various activities organised for them. The aim of the Festival is cultural and educational. Promoting foreign languages in this context is one of the main aims of the organisers.

The primary aim of the German-Maltese Circle and of the Department of German is to ensure a German language presence in the Malta Book Festival, in order to reflect the importance of German in Malta and in the EU, and in order to give the importance of learning German as a foreign language further visibility, as well as being able to give an insight into the rich variety of book publications in the German language book market and to promote awareness of German culture.

During the Festival, the German Stand will not only be promoting books in the German language, but there will also be competitions with prizes for schoolchildren and for adult visitors and events introducing aspects of German culture in relation to Malta.

Malta Book Festival – Wednesday, 8th till Sunday, 12th November 2017
Venue: Mediterranean Conference Centre, Valletta

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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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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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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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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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