Day of German Unity Event


Vancouver, October 4, 2022 – The Consul General of the Federal Republic of Germany in Vancouver, Mr. Marc Eichhorn, on the occasion of the 32nd German Unity Day invited the GCBA, as well as VIP’s and other special guests from the science, academic and arts sectors to a reception on Monday, October 3, 2022, at the BCIT Student Association (BCITSA) Great Hall at 6 pm.

Left to right: Elke Porter, Westcoast German News, Uschi Stocker, Hans Stocker, Deputy Consul General (Stellvertretender Generalkonsul), Abdel Karim Awwad, Head Marketing of Brian Jessel BMW, Susanne Eichhorn and Mr. Marc Eichhorn, General Consul of the Federal Republic of Germany.

Top Row: Elke with Ozzie Jurock, Real Estate Blogger/Guru, Kecia Boecking, the president of the Eurofest BC Society, Meo Cui, Program Assistant at Thomson Rivers University. Bottom Row, Beatrice Schreiber, President of the German Canadian Business Association (GCBA) and Rainer Müller, CEO of Parc Retirement Living.

Consul General Marc Eichhorn talked about the importance of democracy and freedom. The German Unity Day is a national holiday commemorating the reunification, which occurred in 1990, where the former GDR (East Germany) joined the Federal Republic of Germany. To learn more about the German Unity Day, please click here:

There was wine, perrier and delicious hors d’oeuvres with tiny German flags, as well as delicious Black Forest Cherry Cake

Above shows a picture of the United Voices Choir who did a great job singing the Canadian & German anthem.

Left to right: Elke, Abdel and Mass Abedi, Producer of AhornTV/TulipTV and TV production manager.

Andreas Rufer, Consulate General of Switzerland, Consul General Marc Eichhorn, and Fabio McLeod, solicitor in “McQuarrie Legal Services” Real Estate and Business law practice group.

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