Saturday, September 10, 2016

German Language Society Welcome Tea 2016

Liebe alle,

Dieser Donnerstag haben wir unsere jährliche Welcome Tea.
Bitte kommen sie mit ihren Freunde. Wir freuen uns auf sie!

Es passt dieser Donnerstag (15.09.16) von 18 Uhr bis 20 Uhr bei LT14 in NUS.

Hier ist ein schöne Witze von Nichtlustig!

Dear all,

We will be having our Welcome Tea this coming Thursday, on 15th September 2016 from 6pm to 8pm.

Please join us for a night of fun and socialising and we hope to see you there!

Here is the joke translated:
"If you use the barcode scanner to scan your ass one more time, I will fire you!"
"But it beeps, and it sounds so nice" (side: Beep)

Note: we do not own the image included in the blog and full credits are given to Nichtlustig and its creators.

Viele Grüße,
Khai Shing (:

Monday, May 20, 2013

Incoming Admin EXCO 13/14

Hallo zusammen,

I'm proud to present to you our incoming Admin EXCO for AY13/14. They are:

President : Feng Fei
Vice-President : Colin Seow
General Secretary : Andrew Koh
Treasurer : Christopher Soh

They will bring enriching and exciting events for you next year!
If you have any enquiries or concerns, please contact us at

The application for the Project Committee will open soon. If you are interested in organising your own events or building relationships with various institutes, do look out for our emails and posts.

Vielen Dank!


Monday, April 15, 2013

AY1314 EXCO positons are now open for application

Hallo zusammen,

The semester is coming to an end and we wish you all the best for the upcoming exams. We are pleased to announce that we have opened up all the administrative positions in the executive committee, namely the President, Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer for application next semester. Please note that applications are open to members only and interested non-members will be required to become registered members before having their applications considered. Having finalized the administrative positions in the executive committee, we will then proceed to open up other positions in the executive committee, which will be announced at a later date. To all interested parties, please download, fill in the application form and send it to by 30th April. We will be contacting you shortly regarding your application status and shortlisted applicants will be granted an interview between 7th-12th May. We may also make special arrangements for shortlisted applicants who are overseas on a case-by-case basis such as conducting online interviews. We look forward to receiving your application.    

Refer to our facebook page:
or download the application form here:

Saturday, March 30, 2013

Grillparty Film Screening - Erbsen auf Halb 6

Erbsen auf Halb 6 (English: Peas at half past 5)
"The entertaining and insightful story of an ‘impossible’ love

Peas at 5:30 is a German film from the year 2004 . The main roles are Hilmir Snær Gudnason and Fritzi Haberlandt see, directed by Lars Büchel .

Jacob loses in a car accident the eyesight . Previously, he was used to having others depend on it. But now he must rely on his remaining senses or that the peas "half six" to be on the plate. Unlike Jacob Lilly knows not the difference between light and dark. She has since she was born blind , works as a teacher at the Institute for the Blind, and is found in the life wonderful cope despite their disability. The former successful theater director is so not ready. His helplessness and increasing bitterness lead to an inner and outer chaos: Jacob strikes against every conceivable obstacle, speaks into the void and falls in suicide attempt in a strawberry cake instead of the deadly pit.
But Lilly's help he refuses. As they relate to the adventurous trip to Russia to make, because he wants to say goodbye to his dying mother, he learns to accept his fate. After his mother dies in his arms, he realizes how much he loves Lilly. Lilly also has to realize that her life is not in their safe and caring family is everything. She realizes that her former friend Paul does not fit her, because she is in love with Jacob. After going for a short time on their journey separate ways, since Jacob Lilly's life planning does not want to mess up, you can find many helpful people through yet another still.

2004: German Film Award in Gold in the category of Outstanding Individual Performance art - music (Max Berghaus, Dirk Reichardt, Stefan Hansen)


Grillparty Film Screening - Kirschblueten

Kirschblüten – Hanami (English: Cherry Blossoms)
A work that really goes to the heart

Kirschblüten – Hanami is a 2008 German film directed by Doris Dörrie.

The story culminates in a pilgrimage to Mount Fuji in the midst of the cherry blossom season, a celebration of beauty, impermanence, and new beginnings.
Trudi (Hannelore Elsner) and Rudi (Elmar Wepper) are an affectionate, long-married couple whose children have grown up and moved away. They live in a small Bavarian village. Trudi learns that her husband is terminally ill. The doctor suggests a final adventure, which the two wanted to have for some time, but never managed.
Trudi decides to keep the disease secret from Rudi. She manages to convince him to visit their children and grandchildren in Berlin. But when they arrive, they realize that their children are too busy with their own lives to take care of the parents. Then they decide to drive to the Baltic Sea. But there, Trudi suddenly dies. Rudi is thrown completely off track and doesn't know how to go on. After he learns from a his daughter's girlfriend that Trudi has actually sacrificed her life out of love for him, he starts to see his dead wife with new eyes. He travels to Japan to fulfill her dream of being a Butoh dancer…

2008: Bavarian Film Award for Best Actor Elmar Wepper and Olga Film - Molly von Fürstenberg / Harald Kügler as Best Producer
2008: Nominated for the Golden Bear at the 2008 Berlinale
2008: German Film Award for the best male lead Elmar Wepper, Film Award in Silver in the category of Best Feature Film, Film Award for Best Costume Design. Other nominations in the categories of Best Director, Screenplay and Supporting Actress (Hannelore Elsner)
2008: nominations for the European Film Award for Best Actor (Elmar Wepper)
2009: Prize of the German Film Critics Best Picture Actor (Elmar Wepper)
2008, the film came together with Tom Schreiber Dr. Alemán , Dennis Gansel's The Wave and Andreas Dresen's Cloud Nine shortlisted as a German candidate for the Foreign Film Oscar nominee had to be, but compared to Uli Edel's The Baader Meinhof Complex in the cold.