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November, 2019

  • 18 November

    Support Children in Need!

    East Delta Community Hall

    Join SOS Children’s Village in BC for a warm and joyful kickoff to the holiday season! This cheerful charity event known as “HOME for the HOLIDAYS” has something for everyone. Tasty food and drinks will be available for purchase. Thanks to their sponsor Matthews Campbell CPA, ALL funds raised at “HOME for …

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  • 17 November

    European Christmas Market

    German Vendor at christmas market

    Today it felt like being in Europe, without the plane ticket! Today at the Stanley Park Pavilion, we had entertainment provided by an accordion-player from the Netherlands, Romanian Treasure Group dancing, Polish Tunes singing, Blood & Iron; a medieval sword-fighting group demonstrating, and finally two dance groups from Bulgaria performing …

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  • 15 November

    Austria at the European Union Film Festival

    European Union Film Festival

    I am excited to let you know about The Cinematheque’s 22nd Annual European Union Film Festival which runs from November 22 – December 2. This annual finger-on-the-pulse showcase of acclaimed new films includes 25 titles from 25 countries, and Austria’s film The Tobacconist (Der Trafikant) will screen November 22 (Friday) 8:30 pm.https://thecinematheque.ca/films/2019/the-tobacconist …

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  • 15 November

    22nd Annual European Union Film Festival

    European Union Film Festival

    The 22nd Annual European Union Film Festival takes place from Nov 22 – Dec 2 @theCinematheque. The Cinematheque’s annual celebration of new cinema from the European Union is proudly presented with the Vancouver consulates and the Ottawa embassies of the member states of the European Union and the Delegation of …

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  • 14 November

    European News Magazine

    Christmas Market Tree

    The first edition of the “Westcoast German News” newsletter was printed November 1, 2007. Since then, it has turned into a magazine, was renamed several times: Westcoast German News, Das Schwarze Brett and finally, European News in Western Canada. But it always reported on activities of Austrians, Germans and Swiss …

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  • 12 November

    Fall of the Berlin Wall Vancouver

    Pastor Hardo Ermisch

    This is Part II to the story of the 30-Year Anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall. What has happened and what will happen in Vancouver. Most events I know about started on Saturday, November 9th, 2019, which is the exact day that the Berlin Wall opened to the …

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  • 11 November

    30-Year Anniversary since the Fall of the Berlin Wall

    Brandenburger Tor

    In Berlin, they celebrated with a 7-day City-Wide Festival from November 4th to November 10th, 2019. But in Vancouver, the celebration is just getting started. But before we talk about that, let’s go back in time to May 7, 1945, when Germany officially surrendered to the Allies, bringing an end …

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October, 2019

  • 31 October

    Hiring at the Christmas Market!

    Jewelry Vendor

    Hi there! My husband and I run stalls at the Vancouver German Christmas Market and one of the women who worked for us last year recommended we contact you. We are looking for people who might be looking for some work at the Christmas Market. Would it be possible to …

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  • 31 October

    Shared Room for Rent

    Yard in Burnaby

    Hello we have a couple of spaces available in a shared room to start November 1st. Rent is $450 includes utilities plus deposit which is half the rent. Ideal tenant will be an international student or a young person on a working holiday visa program, young professional or a local …

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  • 26 October

    Brahms’ German Requiem

    Brahms’ German Requiem

    Vancouver Bach Choir opens their 89th season with Brahms’ German Requiem Paired with Pärt’s Berliner Messe in a program rooted in its composers’ spirituality Vancouver, BC: On Saturday October 26th, the Vancouver Bach Choir will take to the Orpheum Theatre stage to launch their 89th season of singing and celebration …

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