Culture and Education
In the current legislative term, cultural relations and education policy plays a greater role than ever before. In a world that seems to be out of joint, and in which conflicts are increasingly of a cultural and religious nature, the notion that ideological mindsets can only be overcome through differentiation, discussion and collaboration in the fields of culture, education and science is of particular importance.
Cultural relations and education policy forum
On 18.11.2016, the German Embassy handed over 20 beach volleyballs to the Volleyball Association of Malawi (VAM). The donation is part of the International Sports Promotion program of the German Foreign Office. Earlier this year, VAM Northern Region representative and volleyball coach Mr Jairos Nkhoma took part in a 5 months coaching course in Leipzig/Germany, which was organized by the University of Leipzig and sponsored by the German government.
German Embassy donates 20 balls to the Volleyball Association of Malawi (VAM)
Since 1981 the Federal Republic of Germany has supported the preservation of cultural heritage across the world through the Federal Foreign Office’s Cultural Preservation Programme, with the aim of strengthening people’s sense of their own national identity in the partner country and fostering cultural dialogue among partners. The Programme has become a very effective instrument of German cultural relations and education policy.
Cultural Preservation Programme
The German Embassy wishes "gute Reise" (a safe journey) to Mr Jairos Nkhoma, who will spend the next 5 months in Leipzig/Germany. Mr Nkhoma will take part in an international coaching course for volleyball held by the University of Leipzig. Coaching courses like this are part of the German international sports promotion program and are co-financed by the German Foreign Office.
Gute Reise, Jairos!
"Living Legends since Independence – Malawians tell their stories" is a German-Malawian project of rememberance which is aiming at shedding light on the nations history since the mass mobilization for Independence of Nyasaland in the 1950s. This project is funded by the Cultural Preservation Programme of the Federal Foreign Office and supported by the German Embassy Lilongwe.
New exhibition on contemporary history in Malawi: Living Legends
Stimulated by the generous contribution of high end prizes to a raffle from Kenya Airways and Airtel Malawi visitors of a movie night at the German Ambassador's residence in Lilongwe collected 240,000 Kwacha.
A Donation to Tikondane Street Children
On 18 September 2014, representatives of the German Embassy visited Chadza Community Day Secondary School (CDSS) as part of the international sports promotion programme.
Support for CDSS Chadza