Welcome to the German Consulate General in Mumbai!
Congratulations to Mira Nair on winning the German Film Award "The Bridge 2013"
The jurisdiction of the German Consulate General in Mumbai includes the states of Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh as well as the Union Territory of Daman and Diu.
Featured below are the Consulate General's latest meetings and events.
Mira Nair receives German Award
Mira Nair, the India-born, New York based film director and producer will receive the German Film Award for Peace, "The Bridge 2013," for her latest movie, 'The Reluctant Fundamentalist,' starring Kate Hudson and Riz Ahmed in the lead roles. The film releases in India on May 17, 2013. The Prime Minister of Bavaria, the Bernhard Wicki Memorial Fund and the Umbrella Organization of the German Film Industry will be a part of the gala to be held on July 4, 2013 at the Cuvillies Theatre in Munich. The 55 year old Nair will be conferred with the award for outstanding film and direction.
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On Tuesday, May 7, Consul General Michael Siebert visited the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research in Pune. The Indian Institute of Science Education and Research represents a unique initiative in India, where teaching and education are totally integrated with state-of-the-art research.
Consul General visits IISER-Pune, May 7, 2013
German Health Minister Daniel Bahr was on a 3-city visit to India from April 27-30, 2013. The Minister visited Delhi, Ahmedabad and Mumbai with an aim to strengthen relations between the 2 countries in the healthcare sector.
German Health Minister visits India, April 27-30, 2013
Consul General Michael Siebert inaugurated the 18th EU Film Festival at the Max Mueller Bhavan on Saturday, April 20, 2013. The Chief Guest for the evening was producer/director Kiran Rao. The theme of the festival this year is "Celebrating Women."
Mr. Walter Buendgens, Director - Language Department, Max Mueller Bhavan, Mumbai completed his long stint in Mumbai and is on his way to retirement. On this occasion Dr. Marla Stukenberg, Director - Cultural Department of Max Mueller Bhavan hosted a farewell party for Mr. Buendgens on Friday, April 5th. Present on the occasion were Consul General Michael Siebert and Deputy Consul General Michael Ott.
Farewell Mr. Buendgens!
Dr. John Chacko, the Volkswagen Group Chief Representative India and the President and Managing Director, Volkswagen India Pvt Ltd. in Chakan, Pune bid adieu to his co-workers at Volkswagen and his friends and business associates at a glittering ceremony at J.W. Marriott, Pune on Friday, 29th March, 2013. Present at the occasion was Deputy Consul General Michael Ott.
Farewell Dr. Chacko!