$1000 for German Cake Sponsorship at Multicultural Fair

Seeking Sponsors to help cover the costs for the $1000 for Apple Strudl. What is the Multicultural Fair: Objectives are to celebrate the diverse cultures at the Prince of Wales Secondary School, to bring together the school community with the community at large and to enhance global learning.  To help students connect with diverse languages, […]

Kuehne + Nagel and Deutsche Messe AG

Kuehne + Nagel and Deutsche Messe AG agree on long-term collaboration Hamburg / Germany, January 17,  2018 – Kuehne + Nagel and Deutsche Messe AG are set to continue their successful partnership. Kuehne + Nagel will remain an official logistics service provider to Germany’s largest trade fair organiser until at least 2027 and will use a traffic management system […]

Waiting for Waldemar Movie

Join us for the screening of the Canadian-made docu-drama “Waiting for Waldemar” in Vancouver, BC on April 8th at 2:00pm at the Cinematheque on 1131 Howe St. “Waiting for Waldemar” is the story of Erika, a one-year old who was born in a German colony in Ukraine. When Hitler declared war on Russia, millions of […]

BILINGUAL STORYTIME FOR KIDS (GERMAN AND FRENCH)

Saturday, January 20 – 10am Alliance Française de Vancouver FREE ENTRANCE Register by email: library@alliancefrancaise.ca For all kids around the ages of 3 and 6 years Kids are the best! is a sentiment very much backed by science, at least when it comes to language learning. At our new bilingual storytime, we capitalize on this fact […]

Join Seniors at the German Canadian Care Home – Outreach

Here is a letter from the Outreach Coordinator of the German Canadian Care Home: loosely translated, they are offering two events that the public can join them in: a.  January 13, 2018 – Feuerzangenbowle Movie starring Heinz Rühmann b.  January 27, 2018 – Dr. Florian Gassner (UBC) will moderate the topic of Music as Religion […]

Mahler Symphony No. 8 on February 17

From the opening rumble of the organ to the final triumphant cries of the trumpets, Mahler’s 8th Symphony is a work of monumental grandeur and passion. Yet its theme is intimate and universal – the idea that love conquers all. Often dubbed the “Symphony of a Thousand,” due to the massive forces involved, our performance will feature over 300 performers on […]

What is new in the Christmas Market for 2017?

Celebrating 8 Years of Vancouver Christmas Market! Some things have changed, but some things have stayed the same. There are still lights, booths, the carousel, but also new vendors, new activities for children –  kids who complete the scavenger hunt earn a free ride on the carousel – and new, at least to me, “Flying […]

Weihnachtsgala or Christmas Gala

You are invited to Join us on November 27! The German Canadian Business Association (GCBA) is holding their annual Christmas Gala, complete with champagne reception, buffet meal and dessert, as well as sing-a-longs and musical entertainment and raffle prizes. We are excited to announce that this year not only do we have the S-Bahn playing […]

Vancouver German Christmas Market 2017

Cherish the Charm, Taste the Tradition at the 8th Annual Vancouver Christmas Market Treasured Holiday Event Returns to Expansive Seaside Site with More Than 55,000 Square Feet of German Jubilation Vancouver, BC – The city’s signature yuletide celebration returns to its expansive seaside home, November 22 – December 24, 2017 at Jack Poole Plaza (at […]

Consular Christmas Market

My father and I attended the Consular Christmas on Saturday to see what was going on. From their website:  “Visit our unique Christmas market! Over 20 stands will be filled with Christmas items and countries’ specialty food and beverages. Get into an early Christmas atmosphere by the smell of warm Swiss Glühwein and Colombian coffee, […]