Austrian Club – Membership Fees Due
The membership fees for the Austrian Edelweiss Club of Regina are due! Memberships can be paid through e-transfer ($20.00) to firstname.lastname@example.org. With your membership renewal email, please include: 1. Subject: Membership 2022 2. Name(s) 3. Address 4. Email Address 5. Phone Number If you are unable to pay through e-transfer…
According to the German government, Canada is considered a high risk area as of January 1, 2022. Due to that fact, please make sure to inform yourself on travel regulations prior to travelling to Germany!
Bottle Drive – Das Schulhaus
Das Schulhaus – Regina German Language School Inc. is having a bottle drive as a fundraiser. Consider donating your cans and bottles to the school! You can find more information on the process here.
The SGC Office will be closed from December 24, 2021 to January 3, 2022. Regular office hours will start again on January 4, 2022.Frohe Weihnachten und einen guten Rutsch ins neue Jahr! We wish you a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!
Frankfurt Book Fair – Saskatchewan Books & More
Canada was the Guest of Honour at this year’s Frankfurt Book Fair in October. Find information on Saskatchewan books at the book fair, Canadian titles translated into German (Kanadische Autor*innen in Übersetzung) and a selection of Canadian titles for the German market. Happy reading!
Glockenspiel in Regina
The Glockenspiel at Regina’s City Square Plaza is playing again! The Glockenspiel stood in Victoria Park from 1986 to 2010, was removed during constructions, restored, then re-installed in 2020. Hear the Glockenspiel play here! (Video and pictures by Gerald Freyer, Postillion Editor)
Welcome to Gerald Freyer, who is taking over as the new Postillion Editor. Gerald is a new German immigrant to Canada and brings along many years of experience as chief-editor and photographer, as well as project coordinator for exhibitions. Gerald has a background in ethnology/folklore and settlement history, all of…
Website: Germans from Russia Homesteaders in SK
Interested in Germans from Russia homesteaders in Saskatchewan? There is a new website dealing with St. Joseph’s colony (Tramping Lake), it contains maps, reports, information on homestead families and family history books. If you are interested in reading further, see the website here.
European Union Film Festival
Taking place from November 12 to 28, the three festival presenters in Canada (in Ottawa, Vancouver, and Toronto), along with the Delegation of the European Union to Canada and the EU Member States, have decided to bring you another exciting virtual version of the EUFF in November 2021. More information…