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.

A great Basketball-Day!

Germany, led by their Canadian coach Gordon Herbert, achieved a historic victory by winning the Basketball World Cup for the first time. Meanwhile, the Canadian team pleasantly surprised everyone by defeating the US team and securing the third place. To learn more about this amazing tournament, click here.

The energy transition. On the way to a sustainable economy

Germany is looking to become a climate-neutral industrialised country by 2045. At the heart of the transformation is the energy transition, i.e. the switch from fossil fuels such as gas and coal to renewable energies. But German industry also has responsibility internationally when it comes to the observance of human…

German News

In June, Germany hosted some superlative events:Berlin was the proud host of the Special Olympics World Games Berlin 2023, the largest inclusive sporting event in the world. The Kieler Woche (Kiel Week), one of the largest sailing events in the world, took place, as did Air Defender 23, the largest air…

Treffpunkt – Feel the German Culture

Everyone is welcome! Come join us at Treffpunkt in Regina at the Regina German Club on June 10th. We will have a delicious lunch followed by the Special Volunteer Awards presentation. Later you can choose between two interesting events, either a Regina walking tour visiting Regina’s oldest streets, or watch…

Volkswagen’s New Electric Vehicle Battery Plant

Ontario and Canada secured a historic investment from Volkswagen, Europe’s largest automaker. Volkswagen is investing $7 billion to establish its first overseas electric vehicle battery manufacturing plant in St. Thomas, Ontario. Read the article from Newsroom here.

Film Screening: The Ascent of Chimborazo

We know the film will not be shown in Saskatchewan however it is a story about Alexander von Humboldt. The Goethe Institute will screen the movie in Ottawa. Here the link. In case you would like to read more about Alexander von Humboldt here the article from Wikipedia.

Berlin’s 25-meter tall aquarium bursts

What a disaster. A huge aquarium in Berlin burst on Friday, causing glass, water and hundreds of tropical fish to spill out of the Sea Life tourist attraction in the heart of the German capital. Read the article here.

Nonbinary author wins German Book Prize for best Novel

The prestigious German Book Prize (Deutscher Buchpreis), which recognizes the best new German-language novel of the year, was awarded on Monday to Kim de l’Horizon for their debut novel, “Blutbuch” (Blood Book), lauded by the jury for its “sense of urgency and literary innovation.” Read the full article on the…