7th German Cultural Week Goa

 

December 7 - 13, 2014

 

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Programme

 

 

December 7 (Sunday) 1 pm

Opening Lunch of German Cultural Week Goa

Clube Tennis de Gaspar Dias, Miramar Circle, Miramar, Panjim

For our opening lunch this year we have chosen the restaurant La Brasserie at Clube Tennis de Gaspar Dias, at Miramar, Panjim. Members of IGSG and friends are most welcome.

Clube Tennis de Gaspar Dias was founded 1926 and then named “Clube Gaspar Dias”.

In 1934, Mrs. Josephine Hogaz, an American Industrial Magnate, introduced the game of Tennis in Goa. She also provided the finance for the making of the first tennis court in the Club premises. The Club then inherited the name of “CLUBE TENNIS DE GASPAR DIAS”. The Clubhouse is situated at a prime location, on Goa’s most attractive Miramar Beach.

Nearby was the Fort Gaspar Dias which construction was initiated 1598 by the Portuguese viceroy of the Portuguese Estate of India, D. Francisco da Gama. Together with the Fort of Reis Magos, located on the opposite side of the River Mandovi, the Fort Gaspar Dias served as a defense fort at the mouth of the river. Im 19. Century it crumbled with neglect and was ultimately razed to the ground to make way for development works for the road to Dona Paula.

Limited number of participants.

For registration please call: 98 50 45 20 73

 

December 8 (Monday) 9:30 pm till lunch time

Christmas Bakery Course by German Ladies

Agnel Ashram, NH 17, Verna

German ladies show how to prepare Christmas cakes. Watch three German ladies preparing the famous Christmas Stollen, the German Hefezopf and some typical German Christmas cookies.

Registration fee. For registration please call: 9763365050 or info@igsg.org

 

December 9 (Tuesday) 6 pm

Filmscreening: "The Miracle of Bern"
(Das Wunder von Bern) German with English subtitles

Art Chamber, Castelo Vermelho, Gauravaddo 115/a, Calangute

Director: Sönke Wortmann, colour, 117 min., 2003

A discerning portrait of the year 1954. The unexpected victory in the World Cup in Bern, Switzerland, is linked with tough everyday life in the industrial area of Ruhrpott. A late homecomer from the war must come to terms with civilian life. All's well that ends well. Germany wins the Cup and peace is restored in the family.

Entry free.

 

December 10 (Wednesday) 4.30 pm

Experience of promoting international science and technology projects in Germany

Presentation by Ms. Dr. Ursula Kleinhans, former Responsible for International Projects at the Federal German Ministry of Science and Technology

Goa State Central Library, Lecture Hall, Sanskruti Bhavan, Patto, Panjim

India is one of the most important partners in international cooperation in science, technology and higher education. There is a long standing tradition of more than 60 years. More and more subjects in various fileds by many partners have been included in the last years and the mutual interest is expressed by government consultations on this subject every second year.

A mile stone in this cooperation was the opening of the Indo-German Science Center (IGSTC) in Gurgaon in December 2010. In this presentation, a short overview will be given, on which partners are cooperating and in which fields.

 

December 11 (Thursday) 10.30 am

Visit to Casa Araujo Alvares

Loutolim, Goa’s first sound & light Heritage Museum

Casa Araujo Alvares, an Indo-Portuguese mansion built around 1800, wears her glory in antiquity and grandeur not unlike a grand dame of yore. From the wide entrance to the stately interiors, the mansion beckons the visitor, like a platter of sumptuous meals. If you have visited this place even once, you walk away with a warmth in your heart, that speaks of a generation of people that not only welcome graciously but also enhance their welcome with a generosity that enables you to return.

 

December 13 (Saturday) from 6 pm onwards

Oktoberfest

Club Vasco da Gama, opp. Municipal Garden, Panjim

Livemusic: JAN-JAN JAANI and her Wiesn Duo

German DJ Mat from Munich

Enjoy:

• Imported German beer “Paulaner”

• Authentic German food: Bockwurst and Grillwurst (German sausages), Sauerkraut, Frikadellen (meat balls), Kartoffelsalat (potatoe salad), Pumpernickel with original Black Forest ham, and more…

• Schnaps, Black Forest Kirsch, Eierlikör, herbal liqueur Jägermeister

• German pastry: Christmas cookies, Christmas Stollen and more… 

• Lots of gifts and Tombola...

Entry free (Right of admission reserved). Food from 6 pm onwards

 

We express our gratitude to the German Embassy in New Delhi and to all our sponsors:

 

                           

 

 

Picture Gallery

 

December, 7

Opening Lunch of German Cultural Week Goa

Restaurant La Brasserie, Clube Tennis de Gaspar Dias, Miramar Circle, Miramar, Panjim

   

 

December, 8

Bakery Course

German ladies shew how to prepare traditional German Christmas cakes

 

December, 10

Presentation by Ms. Dr. Ursula Kleinhans

Experience of promoting international science and technology projects in Germany

 

December, 11

Visit to Casa Araujo Alvares, Loutolim

Casa Araujo Alvares, an Indo-Portuguese mansion built around 1800, wears her glory in antiquity and grandeur not unlike a grand dame of yore.

 

December, 13

Oktoberfest at Clube Vasco da Gama, Panjim

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Press Review

 

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