Wednesday, 24 January 2018

Integration and media competence seminars in Estonia

We have been again in the beautiful Estonia, where Carsten was holding some workshops about competencies in new media to Estonian teachers. He also held in integration school workshop, where he produced a song with students from Tallinn and Narva. The subject was about the integration of the russian minority in Estonia and how it feels having diferent mother tongue languages. It was a good intercultural experience and thanks a lot to all the participants and the Goehte-Institut Tallinn (Helen Aedla) and Michela Donda for the filming.
Listen to the song here:

Wednesday, 20 December 2017

Tour de France with PASCH and Goethe-Institut Paris

We where on tour de France, in autumn 2017. this time we recorded 4 songs with children from 10 diferent cities in France. The Goethe-Institut Paris published on their homepage a big resume of the tour with fotos and videos. Thanks to all the participants from all schools who did such a great job and thanks to all the teachers.

Wednesday, 21 June 2017

Coming up next: 2.-22. October 2017 Tour de France with Goethe-Institut Paris


3 weeks travelling through France in October 2017 visiting all the PASCH schools and producing with them 3 Songs....totally looking forward for this big adventure.

Wednesday, 31 May 2017

On treasury of language discovery tour with PASCH and the Goethe-Institut Tunis

Institut FATIMA´s first travel to North Africa giving 3 wonderful Workshops in Tunis and Kairouan:

1.) A German Teachers workshop in the Goethe-Institut Tunis where i could share my knowledge in digital music teaching with them focusing on mobile Technologies with the teachers and developing new teaching strategies for the modern German classroom.

2.) Two German students workshops: one at the Goethe-Institut Tunis and the other one in Kairouan, where we spontaneously wrote a German popsongtext starting with a mind map, finding rhymes, cutting the texts into pieces and then put the whole song text together and recorded it live in the classroom.


Pasch Song1 : "Mein Tag ist wunderbar" (my day is wonderful)

Pasch Song 2: "ich will lieber mit Dir tanzen" (i´d rather dance with you)

Thursday, 15 December 2016

Teacherworkshops @ Goethe-Institut Prag - producing Songs in German lessons with the smartphone and Ipad

In Prague we organized the first time 2 Teacher workshops and 2 school workshops and my aim was to teach and develop with the teachers a strategy to produce an entire song with the tablet or smart phone in a German school lesson. The teachers where very motivated and some of them even created their own strategies to implement mobile technology in their classroom.

With the students in the schools we wrote a German pop song text and produced afterwards 2 songs recorded only with the Ipad. Here is the quite amazing result what is possible in 2 hours of workshop:

Ipadsong 1: "unsere Schule ist keine Coole" (weder Spüle noch Rettungsmodule)

Ipadsong 2: "Schau aus dem Fenster, Du alter Gängster"

Friday, 11 November 2016

Goethe-Institut Krakau Tournee Part 2

Our second Tour with the Goethe-Institut Krakau. This time we had a special mission: The participants of the school workshops selected their own subject our Tour song should be about: "EUROPE".
So we travelled 14 Days through the south of Poland and wrote altogether a kind of love song about Europe and recorded it in the classroom. The result is amazing. The students where singing so beautiful and good that it nearly sounds like a professional recording, hopefully this songs gets spread all over Europe: Poland 12 Points!

"Wir sind Euopa" (We are Europe):

Wednesday, 26 October 2016

Institut FATIMA interactive curates music children Museumproject in Germany

Institut FATIMA was asked to develop an interactive music instllation for a wellknown Children Science Center in the south of Germany. 2 prototypes are developed: 1 machine, with which children can produce songs on multitouch interfaces without any help magically and the other one is a 3d Kinect modell, where the visitors can make music with their body through 3d tracking.

Friday, 1 July 2016

Goethe-Institut Australia Song

finally the Australia song is finished, the students in school decided to do a song about Aboriginals and equality in their country. It was really not easy to make a POPsong about that, but like always we managed it. This time with a little help from the teachers also. 

"wir sind alle gleich" (we are all the same, closing the gap) 
 Here some Infos about the Tour and the teachers workshops:

Tuesday, 28 June 2016

Video of our concert in Breslau "sexy fixi" @ Goethe-Institut Pop Up Pavillion

is driving the bicycle maybe the future of Europe? We are very happy to release a new live Video from our Gig in Poland @ the Goethe-Institut Pop-Up Pavillion in Breslau, Wroclaw, European Capital of Europe 2016. It was very special, notz only because Carsten´s Grandfather originally came from there, it was also the first Institut FATIMA live concert since 4 Years and we didn´t really rehearsed like always.

Tuesday, 3 May 2016

Concert and Workshops in Breslau, European capital of culture 2016
We will present a school workshop in Breslau, record samples in German and polish and mash the whole thing up in a big Institut FATIMA concert at the Pop Up Pavillion.
Find all infos about the concert on the Homepage of the Goethe-Institut Poland

The day after, we will do a public workshop for 4 hours on the street:
Institut FATIMA Workshop Goethe Institut Breslau 2016

Sunday, 20 December 2015

East Coast Christmas Tour 2015


Touring in America, this time with the Goethe Institut Boston. The american students wanted to do a Song about cars poluting the enviornment.
All instruments are played this times from the students in the schools. Very special this song!

Wednesday, 11 November 2015

Spieltrieb Estonia Tour

Again in the Baltic countries. After Lithuania, now Estonia. Totally diferent this little country with only 1 Million inhabitants and there very special, warm and welcoming culture. What was really special here: the fastest Internet in the world and the kids in the schools where singing absolutly beautiful. So i  didn#t had to do a lot of pitching when i produced our Song called "ich weiss es nicht" (i dont know it)