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Creating encounters which connect people.

Events all over Ukraine and Austria.



November, 2022

26.11.2022

18:00

Our Others

Book presentation and talk with the Ukrainian writer Olesya Yaremchuk, Buch Wien festival.

Vienna, Buch Wien, Donau Lounge

Literature

Presentations

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26.11.2022

14:00

Ukrainian writers in wartime. Samson and Nadezhda

Panel discussion with Andrei Kurkov and Andreas Wenninger, Buch Wien festival.

Vienna, Buch Wien, Donau Lounge

Literature

Discussions

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25.11.2022

19:00

Radio Night with Yuri Andrukhovych

Author reading and talk with Yuri Andrukhovych, Buch Wien festival.

Vienna, Buch Wien, Theatermuseum

Literature

Free

Readings

08.11.2022

18:30

By Their Side: book presentation

Online presentation of the book by the Austrian psychotherapist Barbara Preitler.

Online

Literature

Education

Presentations

Free

Psychotherapie

October, 2022

11.10.2022

18:00

About longing and homeland

Presentation of the poetry book by Rose Ausländer and Lesia Ukrainka

Vienna, Palais Pálffy

Literature

Presentations

Free

10.10 - 14.10

The Jewish German-speaking Literature Route Galicia-Bukovina

Lecture tour of the literary scholar and translator from Chernivtsi Prof. Petro Rykhlo.

Vienna, Klagenfurt, Innsbruck

Literature

Lectures

Free

September, 2022

28.09.2022

15:00

The Sonnets to Orpheus. Presentation of the Ukrainian translation

Online presentation and meeting with the author of the translation Halyna Petrosanyak (Switzerland).

Online

Literature

Presentations

Free

23.09.2022

09:00

The Conference of the Ukrainian Association of German Teachers

The Conference of the Ukrainian Association of German Teachers and German Studies takes place on September 23rd.

Online

Literature

Education

Conferences

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March, 2022

24.03.2022

19:30

BENEFIT EVENING WITH ANDREJ KURKOW

Tthe Ukrainian writer Andrej Kurkow will read from some of his literary works and have a conversation about the current situation in Ukraine.

Vienna, Kasino am Schwarzenbergplatz

Literature

Discussions

Free

November, 2021

18.11.2021

19:00

KulturCafé: Khrystyna Nazarkevych about Ilse Aichinger

"Austrian literature after 1945 only began with Ilse Aichinger" (Hans Weigel)

Online

Literature

Discussions

October, 2021

28.10.2021

19:00

Online-Exhibition “Stefan Zweig. World Author”

This special online-exhibition of the Literature Museum of the Austrian National Library is dedicated to the classic of world literature Stefan Zweig.

Online

Literature

Exhibitions

Free

21.10.2021

19:00

KulturPortrait: Elfriede Jelinek

On October 20th, the Austrian writer and feminist Elfriede Jelinek celebrates her 75th birthday! On this occasion, we are dedicating a new edition of KulturPortrait to this author.

Online

Literature

Discussions

Free

14.10.2021

19:00

KulturCafé: book presentation with Carolina Schutti

We invite you to the presentation of the ukrainian translation of Carolina Schutti's book "Einmal muss ich über weiches Gras gelaufen sein".

Online

Literature

Presentations

Free

05.10 - 07.12

Translation Tips

Tips and tricks for those who want to improve their translation skills.

Online

Literature

Lectures

Free

September, 2021

03.09 - 05.09

Austria at the Festival Meridian Czernowitz

The XII. Lyrikfestival Meridian Czernowitz once again unites Ukraine, Austria, Germany, Switzerland and Israel on one of the most important poetry stages in Europe.

Czernowitz

Literature

Screenings

Free

August, 2021

19.08.2021

19:00

Rose Ausländer. Reading by Bettina Rossbacher

Austrian poet of Jewish origin Rose Ausländer was born in Chernivtsi. She survived two world wars, the Holocaust and exile.

Online

Literature

Presentations

Free

Readings

05.08.2021

19:00

Exhibition “Utopias and Apocalypses”

Online excursion through the new special exhibition in the Literature Museum of the Austrian National Library! The exhibition is dedicated to a highly relevant topic: the question of what image of the future we want…

Online

Literature

Exhibitions

Free

June, 2021

29.06.2021

19:00

KulturPortrait: Ingeborg Bachmann

In the new edition we get to know one of the most important Austrian writers of the 20th century, Ingeborg Bachmann.

Online

Literature

Discussions

Free

26.06.2021

13:30

Austrian poetry at the Book Arsenal

Austrian poetry can be heard offline at the X Book Arsenal!

Kyiv, Mystetskyi Arsenal, Cinema Hall

Literature

Discussions

Performances

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24.06.2021

19:30

RozdIlovI multilingual. Presentation at the Book Arsenal

Light and video installation, interactive website

Mystetskyi Arsenal, Business scene

Music

Literature

Dance

Performances

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24.06.2021

19:00

KulturCafé with Bohdan Tykholoz

We will talk with the director of the Franko House, Bohdan Tykholoz, about Ivan Franko, the Memorial Museum of this outstanding Ukrainian figure and a project between ecology and culture this Thursday at 7 p. m.

Online

Literature

Museums

Cultural studies

Discussions

Free

18.06.2021

18:00

Lecture: Austrian classics in Ukrainian translations

Who are the literary classics? What gives grounds to consider a writer a classic of literature?

Austrian Library in Lviv

Literature

Lectures

Free

May, 2021

20.05.2021

19:00

KulturCafé Special: Sofia Andrukhovych reads Marlen Haushofer

In a special edition of the KulturCafé, Sofia Andrukhovych introduces us to the works of the Austrian writer Marlen Haushofer.

Online

Literature

Discussions

Free

14.05.2021

17:00

Lecture: What is Austrian literature

What gives grounds to assert the existence of a separate Austrian literature, how deep its roots go and how it develops?

Austrian Library in Lviv

Literature

Lectures

Free

April, 2021

27.04.2021

19:00

KulturCafé with Natalka Sniadanko

Natalka Sniadanko is a Ukrainian writer, publicist and translator. She spent the last two months in Austria, where she was a guest at the Q21 studio at the invitation of the Austrian Foreign Ministry.

Online

Literature

History

Discussions

Free

15.04.2021

19:00

KulturCafé Special: Austrian Love Poetry

The spring is a time of love and poetry, so in the new edition of KulturCafés Special we will hear the love poems of the famous Austrian authors!

Online

Literature

Lectures

Free

08.04.2021

19:00

KulturCafé: presentation of the publication “Und wieder ein Prolog”

We invite you to the presentation of the bilingual publication of Lina Kostenkos poetry “І знову пролог. Und wieder ein Prolog”.

Online

Literature

Presentations

Discussions

Free

March, 2021

19.03.2021

17:00

Lecture at the Austrian Library in Kharkiv about Jura Soyfer

The Austrian Library in Kharkiv continues a series of themed evenings "Wissenschaftliche Österreich-Abende".

Austrian Library in Kharkiv

Literature

Lectures

Free

13.03.2021

18:00

Video performance “Letters”

The performance combines poetic works by contemporary Austrian female poets, performed by Kyiv actresses.

Online

Music

Literature

Theatre

Performances

Free

February, 2021

25.02.2021

19:00

KulturCafé with Alois Woldan

Alois Woldan is a professor emeritus at the University of Vienna, a Slavist, translator, literary critic, honorary doctorate from the Pedagogical University of Drohobych and a loyal friend of Ukraine.

Online

Literature

Education

Discussions

Free

18.02.2021

19:00

KulturCafé Special: Zhadan reads Rilke

The Austrian poet Rainer Maria Rilke is no random poet for the famous Ukrainian writer Serhiy Zhadan. Zhadan devoted his diploma to the subject of translations of Rilke into Ukrainian, wrote an anthology of modern Viennese…

Online

Literature

Discussions

Free

Readings

December, 2020

25.12.2020

19:00

KulturCafé.Kinder: winners of the competition for young readers

The winners of our competition for young readers of German poetry under 11 will take part in a special Christmas issue of KulturCafé.Kinder.

Online

Literature

Discussions

Free

Readings

03.12.2020

13:00

Paul Celan evening. With Serhiy Zhadan and Kateryna Kalytko

November 23rd marked the 100th birthday of Paul Celan, one of the most important German-speaking poets of the 20th century from Chernivtsi.

Kyiv, Dovzhnko Centre, Stage 6

Literature

Discussions

Screenings

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November, 2020

26.11.2020

19:00

KulturCafé with Evgenia Lopata

About Paul Celan, Meridian Czernowitz and international literary projects - on the occasion of the 100th birthday of Paul Celan.

Online

Literature

Discussions

Free

17.11.2020

15:00

Paul Celan 100 – Literary studies

Literary studies workshop on the 100th anniversary of Paul Celan’s birth.

Zhytomyr, Institute of Foreign Languages, Ivan Franko University (Pushkinska Street, 49)

Literature

Lectures

Discussions

Free

11.11 - 01.12

Online-competition for young readers LITÄRA

Does your child learn German and recites poems well? Take part in our competition! The winners will receive nice presents, as well as their moment of glory.

Online

Literature

Free

Competitions

05.11.2020

17:00

Teaching German and translation: KulturCafe with Alla Paslavska

We open the series of our KulturCafes in November with a conversation about the development of the German language in Ukraine,

Online

Literature

Education

Discussions

Free

October, 2020

30.10.2020

19:00

KulturCafé Special with Oksana Zabuzhko

In the special edition of the KulturCafé, Oksana Zabuzhko will read excerpts from works by the famous Austrian writer Ingeborg Bachmann, which are masterpieces of modern literature.

Online

Literature

Free

Readings

24.10 - 25.10

Translation Workshop for Theatre

III Austrian-Ukrainian Translation Workshop for Theatre includes an online-meeting with Volker Schmidt, the author of the play "djihad", a panel discussion and an express performance. The play "djihad" reflects three…

Zhytomyr, Institute of Foreign Languages, Ivan Franko University, Pushkinska Street, 49

Literature

Theatre

Performances

Free

September, 2020

27.09.2020

14:30

Anna Weidenholzer at the 06. International Literature Festival Odesa

Language of the reading: German, Ukrainian. Moderated by JURKO PROCHASKO

Online

Literature

Free

Readings

25.09.2020

18:15

Presentation of Ingeborg Bachmann’s poems

This year a new book with translations of Ingeborg Bachmann's poems "Моя тінь. Mein Schtatten" was published and the first presentation of the book will take place during the 27th Conference of the Association of Ukrainian…

Hotel "Lviv"

Literature

Presentations

24.09.2020

19:00

Austrian authors in western Ukraine: a discussion with Petro Rykhlo

An incredibly interesting and informative conversation with the Ukrainian literary critic, teacher and lecturer from Chernivtsi Petro Rykhlo.

Online

Literature

Discussions

Free

06.09.2020

16:45

Poetry reading by Richard Wall at the Meridian Czernowitz

The XI. International Poetry Festival MERIDIAN CZERNOWITZ will take place ONLINE in 2020!

Online

Literature

Free

Readings

August, 2020

21.08.2020

19:00

LiteraturCafé: Anna Kim

Austria with a Korean accent - the author Anna Kim at the LiteraturCafé!

Vienna

Literature

Discussions

Free

Readings

14.08.2020

19:00

LiteraturCafé: Michael Stavarič

The surreal with the absurd and the grotesque with the ironic - reading and discussion with Michael Stavarič!

Vienna

Literature

Lectures

Discussions

Free

Readings

07.08.2020

19:00

LiteraturCafé: Anja Utler

"One of the most intellectual, difficult and interesting poets" Ina Hartwig

Vienna

Literature

Discussions

July, 2020

31.07.2020

19:00

LiteraturCafé: Susanne Gregor

Susanne Gregor reads from her novel "The Last Red Year" (2019) and from a new, unpublished book, which is the sequel to the novel!

Vienna

Literature

Discussions

Free

24.07.2020

19:00

LiteraturCafé: Erwin Einzinger

Literary meetings and discussions with Austrian writers online.

Vienna

Literature

Free

Readings

June, 2020

04.06.2020

19:00

How has a Ukrainian author become famous in Austria?

The Ukrainian author Tanja Malyarchuk writes in Ukrainian and German and has already become famous in Austria, where she migrated nine years ago.

Kyiv

Literature

Discussions

Free