Chinese Cultural Center: The Left Ear (Movie Screening)
The movie “The left ear” is the movie adaption of the best-selling novel of the same title by the Chinese YA author Rao Xueman. The enchanting and beautiful high school student Li Er is deaf in her left ear. Despite her physical restriction she does not back down and is an exceedingly good-looking young girl. When she becomes good friends with her acquaintance Li Bala she would have never guessed that the other girl would start dating Xu Yi, a boy she’s had a crush on for quite a while. Even though Li Bala likes another boy by the name of Zhang Yang much more. In the end it is destiny that makes a couple of immature young people grow up fast.
Directed by Alec Su, Duration 116 minutes, released in China 2015, Language Chinese with German subtitles
Monday, April 23, 2018, 7 PM
Klingelhöferstr. 21/ 10785 Berlin
Entrance free of charge
Indian Embassy: Music & Dance Performances
THE DIVINE ESSENCE OF ODISSI
A classical Odissi dance performance by Sonali Mishra
Tuesday, April 24 2018, 6 PM
PANDIT KAMALESH MAITRA
Tabla Ensemble ‘Kamalesh Maitra’
Ragatala Ensemble: Laura Patchen: tabla/ Mila Morgenstern: bansuri/ Video of Pt. Kamalesh Maitra playing tabla tarang
Wednesday, April 25 2018, 6 PM
An unusual fusion of North- and South Indian music with Prosenjit Sengupta: sarod/ Pandit S Sekhar: mridangam/ Subrata Manna: tabla
Thursday, April 26 2018, 6 PM
Location for all events:
Indische Botschaft, Tiergartenstr. 17, 10785 Berlin
Free entry to all events for a maximum of 200 guests with valid Indian, German or other valid ID cards/passports having German stay permits. EU citizens may carry copies of their local registration certificate. Bags are not allowed. Information: 030-25795405
German-Indonesian Club: Program for the APW 2018
Presentation on German-Indonesian proverbs and the like sayings
: Inna Herlina presents her book: “German-Indonesian Proverbs and Phrases in Comparison”. In Indonesia, proverbs and phrases are common to use in everyday life. Therefore, for the first time in a German-speaking country, a representative selection of frequently used and catchy Indonesian proverbs will be presented. The dictionary is not only useful for a better understanding of the Indonesian language, but also provides an insight into the diverse cultural and historical development of the island nation.
Presentation on Islam in Indonesia
: Islam is in Indonesia the religion of the majority of the population of the country. 88% of Indonesians are Muslims. With over 191 million Muslims, Indonesia is the state with the largest Muslim population in the world. How does Islam look in Indonesia? with Zacky Umam, PhD candidate in Islamic History at the Berlin Graduate School for Muslim Cultures and Societies of Freie Universitaet Berlin.
Film screening: Ngumpul2 (being together) about Indonesian migrants in Berlin
: CSD Berlin 2017. As every year, a group of Indonesians meet to prepare for the parade. During the preparations, two friends recount their lives in Indonesia and their new homeland, rejection and acceptance, family and religion, sexual identity and unrestrained freedom and longing for ‘get-togethers’ (‘ngumpul-ngumpul’). Documentary film, by Patrick and Inna, 20 minutes.
Angklung, typical musical Bamboo instrument from West Java and Indonesian street food
Friday, 27.04.2018, 16:00-20:00
VHS Mitte, Linienstr. 162, 10115 Berlin, Room 1.12
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Entrance free of charge
KOMO e.V.: Everyday life in North Korea (Book Talk)
Living in North Korea, the author Bandi wrote seven stories under a pseudonym that tell of everyday life in the country. His manuscript was smuggled out of the country five years ago and has since been translated into twenty languages. The book ‘Denunciation’ as well as poems are being introduced and the situation of human rights in North Korea will be discussed.
Friday, 27. April 2018, 19:00-21:00
Literaturhaus Berlin, Fasanenstraße 23, 10719 Berlin
Entrance free of charge
Korean Cultural Center Berlin: Music of the Kings – Courtly Music from Korea and Europe
The specialist ensemble Michaelis Consort is a young ensemble that seeks artistic answers in the field of historical performance practice. Music was an important part of courtly activity in both Europe and Korea. With music it was possible to represent, convey faith, propagate education and entertain.
For this program, the ensemble consists of musicians from Italy, Norway, Germany and Korea. Together, they explore the different sound worlds of music. At the same time, the music of courtly Korea is the fixed point of the program. Its completely different composition makes it a contrast to Western music. The interplay of historical instruments from Europe and Korea also provides exciting counterpoints.
Sunday, April 29, 2018, 5 PM
Villa Elisabeth, Invalidenstr. 3, 10115 Berlin
Entrance free of charge. Registration required.