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Tuesday, September 23, 2008
Sep 29-Oct5: "Germany in my Mind" - Exhibition of paintings
"Greetings from the Goethe-Institut/Max Mueller Bhavan!
We are happy to invite you to the Inauguration of "Germany in my Mind", an exhibition of paintings from the competition for school children held in August 2008, in collaboration with Delhi Public School South Campus Bangalore, under the auspices of the Goethe-Institut initiative "Schools: Partners for the Future".
Event: "Germany in my Mind"
Exhibition of paintings
Date: Inauguration: September 29, 2008, 6.30 p.m.
Chief Guests: Mr. Stefan Graf, Consul General of the
Federal Republic of Germany in Bangalore &
Mr. Rahman Khan, Deputy Chairman of the Rajya Sabha,
Pro-Vice Chairman of Delhi Public School Bangalore & Chairman of the KK
Educational & Charitable Trust
On display from September 30 to October 5, 2008
Timings: 9:00 - 6:30 p.m., open on Sunday too. (Closed on October
2 & 3, 2008)
Free Entry. All are welcome!
For more information please call the Bhavan (2520 5305/6/7/8) or visit
our website: www.goethe.de/bangalore
The painting competition, "Germany in my Mind" was part of the Goethe-Institut initiative Schools: Partners for the Future, which aims at building and developing a network of partner schools worldwide. 500 schools all over the world, of which about 40 will be from India, will be a part of this far-reaching project. Their teachers will be trained and offered refresher courses for teaching German as a Foreign Language. They and their students will have opportunities to visit Germany. The initiative also foresees providing support in the form of technical hardware, teaching materials, websites, platforms and interactive competitions to network the partner schools with each other.
The project took off in April 2008 and the first event in Bangalore was the Painting Competition: "Germany in my Mind", organised by GI/MMB in collaboration with Delhi Public School South Campus Bangalore: In all 127 children from 12 schools, including one from Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, competed in two categories - Seniors (Std. 9 to 12) and Juniors (Std. 5 to 8). The paintings mirror the vision of young Indians about Germany and testify to a vast creative potential. The prize-winning paintings can also be viewed on our website.
May we request you to give wide publicity to this event, both in the general as well as the education and children's columns and depute your representative to review the exhibition and interview the prize-winners. We look forward to welcoming you at the Bhavan for the Inauguration on the 29th.
Thank you as always for your cooperation,
Goethe-Institut/Max Mueller Bhavan
716 CMH Road
Indiranagar 1st Stage
Bangalore 560 038
Ph: +91 80 2520 5305/06/07/08-203
Fax: +91 80 2520 5309
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