Education and Culture
(© German Embassy)
Germany is a modern, cosmopolitan country with about 82 million inhabitants. Its society is shaped by a plurality of lifestyles and truly different ethnocultural diversity, a high standard of living, and freedom of choice.
Cultural and educational affairs as well as sports play an important role in Germany`s foreign policy. The Cultural Section of the German Embassy in Lusaka is dedicated together with other German and German-Zambian cultural institutions to promote contact, co-operation and understanding between the people of Germany and Zambia.
Mulenga Chafilwa is very well known in the Zambian Art scene. Born in 1967 he started painting at the very young age of 7 and began exhibiting professionally more than 20 years ago. In 2012 he became the chairperson of the Visual Arts Councils and has participated in various exhibitions and workshops internationally. The German Embassy proudly presents him as the “Artist of the Month” in November 2017.
Read more about Mulenga Chafilwa here.
The German Embassy is pleased having received an overwhelmingly positive feedback on the exhibition that was hosted in the former building of the Embassy in March 2016. Centered around a Tayali fresco various Zambian artists from all genres displayed their art work and thereby the diversity of Zambian contemporary art.
Find out more on the exhibition "Visual Voices"
German is the native language of over 100 million Europeans, so knowing German provides the opportunity to experience first-hand an exciting part of Europe's culture.
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Germany as a study location has become more and more attractive. On the following pages you find information on how to apply at a German University and what sponsorships are offered.
Germany is the 'land of ideas'. Education, science and research play an important role. Therefore Germany is supporting differnt porgrammes for vocational training and further education all over the w...
Germany actively supports the sport sector development in Zambia. Initatives include the secondment of German sport experts to Zambia, academic sport cooperation through study programs in Germany (in various coaching fields) and support at the grassroot level through sport equipment donations.
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Germany is a very sporty nation. There are around 90,000 sports clubs with 27 million members. Here is a collection of some interesting facts and sports personalities from Germany.
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There are many sides to cultural life in Germany: From North to South there are around 300 theaters and 130 professional orchestras. The museum world is of quite unparalleled quality – featuring 630 a...
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