We believe in German-American friendship.

Our countries are united through deep historical ties, shared values, and bold visions for the future.

Join us for a year-long festival celebrating our transatlantic partnership through dialogue, experience, and exchange.

Featured Events

Wunderbar: A Celebration of German Film

We are celebrating German-American friendship. Goethe-Institut Washington and Kanopy are bringing 48 German films to your screens.

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“Lest We Forget”

The photo exhibition “Lest we forget” by Luigi Toscano is showcasing the portraits of dozens of Holocaust survivors from all around the world.

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Sasha Waltz & Guests

Berlin’s foremost contemporary dance choreographers will showcase two outstanding productions in Berkeley and Brooklyn.

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Sequencer Tour

re:publica goes USA! re:publica, Europe’s biggest conference on internet and digital society, together with Reeperbahn Festival, Europe’s largest international music platform and next media accelerator, will present five events throughout the US for the Sequencer Tour – from Los Angeles to Austin, New York, Portland and Detroit.

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Women in Local Leadership

Local level female politicians from Columbus, Ohio and Germany meet to celebrate 100 years of female suffrage and exchange ideas and develop innovative concepts for attracting women to the field of local politics.

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St. Martin's Lantern Parade

 The Rio Grande Valley German Club hosts a St. Martin’s Lantern Festival for the children and families of Brownsville, Texas.

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German Campus Weeks

Over 30 college campuses across the US will host more than 50 events on German language, culture, politics, and history.

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Spoonfuls of Germany

Food blogger and cook book author Nadia Hassani will share popular recipes providing Americans insight into German cuisine beyond sausages, beer, and sauerkraut.

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We will have over 1,000 events across all 50 states. To find out what’s happening near you, visit our events page.

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