Tuesday, 11th May 2021

Reisezeit – Zeitreise

Photo – Writing Competition
Where would you like to travel? What do you want to see? The past or the future – which time would you like to visit?

We are looking for your photos, stories, poems or any other kinds of text in German on the topic Reisezeit – Zeitreise. Travel and time travel are important for literature and the imagination! – At a time when travelling in the real world has become more difficult, we invite you to an imaginary journey!

Send us your text (as PDF) + and your photo (as JPEG) and have the chance to win a smartwatch and other attractive prizes!

For more information (in German): Click here
For more information (in English):   Click here

Deadline: 4th December 2020
Send your entries directly to: german.arts@um.edu.mt
Organised by the Department of German at the University of Malta in the context of the Malta Book Festival 2020 in collaboration with the German-Maltese Circle and the Goethe Institute.

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Valletta VLT1465, Malta
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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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