Become a Member of the SGC

Saskatchewan German Council – creating and sharing experiences of German culture in Saskatchewan for everyone. Join or renew the membership today for only $25.00! We welcome people of all ages and backgrounds. Poster.

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.

Snow Polo World Cup in St. Moritz

Snow polo is a somewhat different and rare winter sport. Read the article about the snow polo world cup in St. Moritz here.

German New Year’s Tradition

Bleigießen – Lead Pouring, a German New Year’s Tradition. Read the article from The German Way & More here.

Halloween in German speaking countries

Halloween and Pumpkin Festivals in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. It is not a traditional celebration there, but things are changing. Read the article here.

German Mini Lesson Teachers needed

German language speakers needed! The Mini Language Lesson Program matches language instructors with schools for  8 hours of language & cultural instruction. Language instructors are paid an honorarium of $300.00 plus expenses (travel, meals, etc). You don’t have to be a licensed teacher to participate, just have fun! Poster

Swiss Federal Elections 2023

The Swiss Federal Elections will take place in October. To get more information about the election on October 22nd follow the link.

Travel Season is here

Are you planing to go to Germany, Austria, Switzerland or Liechtenstein? How do you pay the bill in a German restaurant? Will your debit or credit card work in Austria? Does a North American cell phone work in Europe? These are just a few of the kinds of questions you…

Liechtenstein and Switzerland mark 100 years of customs union

Read about the celebrations that took place on Saturday along the Rhine River on the invisible border between Switzerland and Liechtenstein to mark the creation of a single economic area after signing the Customs Treaty on March 29, 1923. Read the article here.