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Activities 2009

Composite Picture - Photographs Joseph Camilleri

5th January – 5th February – An Exhibition of colour photographs composed by the late Joseph Camilleri, EFIAP, ARPS, AISF – winner of numerous international awards and founder member of the French Photographic Organisation – Image Sans Frontiers

9th January – German Film Evening: Ferien directed by Thomas Arslan (2007)

21st January – Gesprächsrunde: “Der Dativ ist dem Genitiv sein Tod. Ein Wegweiser….. Autor Sebastian Sick”. Diskussionsleiterin: Sirka Facklam

28th January – Annual General Meeting

4th February – Gesprächsrunde: “Malta in der deutschen Literatur”. Diskussionsleiter: Bernhard Baron

5th February – Presentation of designs towards the development of the basement of Messina Palace by students from the Berufsakademie für Innenraumdesign of Freiburg led by architect Bernd Mantel

11th February – Talk by Mr Paul Guillaumier on the theme “Malta 60-61 AD: Surviving Shipwreck with St. Paul” – The historical, literary and theological contexts of Acts 27-28 supported with Powerpoint Presentation showing art paintings of the shipwreck, manuscripts and maps

13th February – German Film Evening: Befreite Zone (Liberated Zone) directed by Norbert Baumgarten (2004)

18th February – Gesprächsrunde: “Ein Haar in der Suppe – Sprachliche Spielereien”. Diskussionsleiterin: Ingrid Kidder

4th March – Gesprächsrunde: “Wildtiere in Malta”. Diskussionsleiterin: Sabine Amann

11th March – Talk by H.E. Dr Caroline Gudenus, Ambassador of Austria on the theme “Ein Vorhang geht auf – Mit der Drahtschere gegen die Trennung Europas” – The abolishing of the Iron Curtain between Austria and its neighbouring countries in June 1989 marked the beginning of the end of Europe’s division and eventually led to the Fall of the Berlin Wall.

13th March – German Film Evening: Stille Sehnsucht – Warchild directed by Christian Wagner (2006)

18th March – FIT in Deutsch – your child’s first European Credential in the German Language. Information meeting for parents and teachers

18th March – Gesprächsrunde: “Sei sanft mit Deiner Wut! – Vom entspannten Umgang mit sich selbst”. Diskussionsleiterin: Brigitta Gatt

25th March – Opening of the Exhibition “Glimpses” with works by artist Doranne Alden

1st April – Gesprächsrunde: “Was haben Federn, Speichel und Steine gemeinsam? – Man kann damit bauen!”. Diskussionsleiterin: Brigitte Ohk

4th April – Easter Egg Painting Session & Easter Stall

17th April – German Film Evening: Vier Minuten directed by Chris Kraus (2006)

22nd April – Schillerjahr 2009: Talk Mr Albert Friggieri on the theme “Friedrich Schiller’s dramatic fragment DIE MALTHESER and his other unfinished plays”

6th May – Gesprächsrunde: “Uwe Tim – Familien- und andere Beziehungen”. Diskussionsleiterin: Dr. Ute Ruprecht-Hung

8th May – German Film Evening:Knallhart directed by Detlef Buck (2005)

13th May – Talk Dr Thomas Freller on the theme “Does Maltese contain Punic fragments?”

20th May – Gesprächsrunde: “GELD”. Diskussionsleiter: Dr.Thomas Freller

3rd June – Gesprächsrunde: “Das Wattenmeer – Unterwegs an der Nordsee” . Diskussionsleiterin: Sirka Facklam

12th June – German film Evening: Im Juli directed by Fatih Akin (2005)

17th June – Gesprächsrunde: “Uwe Tim – Familien- und andere Beziehungen” Teil 2. Diskussionsleiterin: Dr. Ute Ruprecht-Hung

9th September – Talk by Francis Xavier Aloisio on the theme “The Maltese Temples and their German Connection”. Following the talk Francis X. Aloisio introduced an exhibition of his original paintings supporting his views and theories as proffered in his new novel Islands of Dream.

11th September – German Film Evening: Ein Freund von mir directed by Sebastian Schipper (2006)

16th September – Gesprächsrunde: “Grappa – Ein Elexier der Fröhlichkeit”. Diskussionsleiter: Bernd Ritschel

27th September – Wahlparty

Notte Bianca Notte Bianca3rd October – Notte Bianca Event. Open House with ongoing events including Bavarian Food, Beer and Live Music



7th October – Gesprächsrunde: “Wortmigranten: Ausgewanderte deutsche Wörter in anderen Sprachen”. Diskussionsleiter: Dr. Arndt Kremer

9th October – German Film Evening:Schläfer directed by Benjamin Heisenberg (2005)

14th October – A German Evening – Book Launch – “Malta – eine Reise ins Glück” Author John Zammit & “Begegnung mit Carsten Niebuhr aud Insel Malta” Author Dieter Salto

21st October – Gesprächsrunde: “Die Schweinegrippe – Eine Weltplage”. Diskussionsleiter: Dr. Klaus Koch

4th November – Gesprächsrunde: “Klara Schumann – Ein Leben für die Musik”. Diskussionsleiterin: Dr. Ute Ruprecht-Hung

18th – 22nd November – First German Film Festival – Download Programme

23rd – 28th November – Christmas Market Stall

25th November – German Language Certificate Giving Ceremony

27th November – A Brief Introduction to Wagner’s Ring Cycle. Talk with musical interludes by Mr. Aldo Fenech (Organised by the German-Maltese Circle’s Classical Music Group)

11th December – German Film Evening:Wer früher stirbt ist länger Tot directed by Marcus Hausham Rosenmüller (2006)

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Dance Performance "Open Waters"

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