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Oscar-Nominated German Movie & Actress

On March 10, 2024, at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, the 96th Academy Awards, by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, will celebrate the standout films of 2023. Notably, a German movie and actress have received nominations, adding diversity to the lineup. Read more here.

2024 European Parliament election

On June 9, EU citizens will elect the European Parliament. You can find more information on the procedures and requirements for German citizens abroad explained in the following two documents from the Consulate General of Germany in Vancouver. Bekanntmachung für Deutsche zur Wahl zum Europäischen Parlament Teilnahme an der Europawahl am 09.…

What is Shrove Tuesday?

Carnival is nearing its end for this season. Do you know, what the Shrove Tuesday is about. Read the article from Timeanddate here.

200 years of Beueler Weiberfastnacht

“Weiberfastnacht,” also known as Women’s Carnival Day, is celebrated as an unofficial holiday in cities along the Rhine such as Mainz, Cologne, and Dusseldorf. On this day, women are ceremonially presented with the key to the city by the Lord Mayor, granting them free reign to revel and celebrate throughout…

Fasching in Germany

Did you know Fasching, Carneval or Fasnacht is already celebrated in German speaking countries? Read ‘Fasching in Germany in 2024’ here or ‘Fasching and Karneval’ which goes a little deeper into the history and traditions from The German Ways and More here.

Immigration Stories

During World War II, 45 million Europeans were displaced, which means that they were residing in a different location by the end of the war in 1945 compared to where they were living when the war started. Numerous families, including the Alksne family from Riga, Latvia, were compelled to relocate…