More Volunteers for Germany at European Festival

The European Festival can have up to 30 countries participating. The countries involved are often part of a greater organization, such as a club, an association or a cultural centre. Germany does not have that support at this time. It depends wholly on German individuals to sign up. Each country involved needs to have 2 […]

Sponsor a Cake for Germany at the PW Multicultural Fair!

Prince of Wales Secondary School in Vancouver is holding a Multicultural Fair for the first time on Thursday, February 2nd, 2017 at 11:30 am.  Six countries are participating and one of them is Germany. As “Team Germany” is very small, we are hoping to find member of the German Community in Greater Vancouver who would […]

Einladung von der German-Canadian Benevolent Society

Liebe Freunde, Am 12. November wird Dr. Karl Zaenker zum Thema < Die Nibelungen, ein deutscher Mythos sprechen,“vom mittelalterlichen Epos zur Wiederentdeckung im 19. Jhd, seine künstlerische Umwandlung durch Richard Wagner und seine Instrumentierung durch die nationalistische Politik des 19./20. Jahrhunderts”. Am 19. November hoffen wir Sie zahlreich auf unserem WEIHNACHTS-BASAR , 12 -16 Uhr, zu begrüßen. Wir […]

Der Deutsche Platz Celebration October 2nd, 2016

Media Contact:  Elke Porter 604 828 8788 Vancouver, BC Press Release 30. Jubiläum von Gesellschaft Deutscher Platz Es fing alles mit EXPO ’86 & der Deutsch Kanadische Kongress an Vancouver, 13. Oktober, 2016: Am Sonntag, den 2.Oktober, 2016 wurde das 30-jährige Bestehen des DEUTSCHEN PLATZES an der “29. Avenue Skytrain Station ” in Vancouver […]

Piano Recital to Honour the 25th Anniversary of the Polish-German Neighbourship Treaty

Celebrate the Polish-German Neighbourship Treaty at the Centennial Theatre Show time: Thu, Oct 20, 7:00pm Admission is free of charge To receive an invitation for the event please e-mail  Presented by: The Polish Consulate of Vancouver Krystyna Tucka Pianist Krystyna Tucka Thursday October 20, 2016 at 7:00 pm To celebrate the 25th anniversary of […]

Harvest Haus Offer for Germans in Vancouver

What Exactly is the Harvest Haus? An excuse to drink beer. Together with a large crowd of people. At a long table, just like in Munich! it’s an Oktoberfest style event that “The Social Concierge” brought to the city 2 years ago and has become a staple on the Social Concierge’s yearly calendar. They would like […]

Day of German Unity 2016

“Tag der Deutschen Einheit” Feier in Vancouver 2016 More pictures will be coming in another blog post! Every year, the Consul General of Germany organizes the Day of German Unity Celebration, commemorating the day when the divided Germany went back to one country. The Day of German Unity on 3 October has been the German […]

What is the S-Bahn Up to this fall 2016?

They call it “Fall Crawl”   Singer and accordionist Richard Tyce founded the S-Bahn Band in Vancouver in the early 90’s. With a diverse and eclectic repertoire, the S-Bahn specializes in Oktoberfests (German) and other German events. Highlights include the “Fall Crawls” during which the S-Bahn tours the Oktoberfest circuit. Why the name “S-Bahn”? S-Bahn is the […]

Deutscher Platz Invitation

For EXPO ’86, GRACE McCARTHY, the Minister of Transport at the time, contacted all multicultural groups in Vancouver, to construct park-like areas along the new Sky Train route. In the German-speaking community, the GERMAN-CANADIAN CONGRESS founded a working group known as the “Parkway Committee”, which pursued this idea with a great deal of initiative and […]