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.

Cultural Events in Germany and Austria

We might be coming to the end of summer but that doesn’t mean there is nothing to do, far from it. From the legendary Oktoberfest in Munich to film festivals, wine events and stage plays – take your pick. Check out the events here.

Enrich Your Portfolio – Learn German!

Learning a new language is essential in today’s evolving world. German, spoken by over 90 million people globally, offers a rich history, vibrant culture, and practical benefits. It opens doors in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, and beyond. Read the full article from the Consulate General in Vancouver.

Travel destination Grand Duchy of Luxembourg

The Grand Duchy of Luxembourg is a captivating travel destination for several reasons. Firstly, it boasts breathtaking natural landscapes, including lush forests, picturesque valleys, and charming villages. Secondly, Luxembourg City, the capital, a UNESCO World Heritage site with its stunning historic architecture and vibrant cultural scene. Additionally, the country’s rich history, diverse cuisine, and warm…

What is new at the Oktoberfest 2023 in Munich

From September 16th to October 3rd, the largest folk festival in the world takes place on the Theresienwiese. At the 188th Oktoberfest this year, you can celebrate for a whole 18 days. The start will be the traditional tapping of the barrel by Mayor Dieter Reiter on September 16 at…

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.

Interested in studying in Germany? Check out these scholarship options.

The DAAD – German Academic Exchange Service offers scholarships for music, performing arts, architecture, research visits to Germany and more. The first round of fall deadlines for DAAD programs in support of research and study have been announced. Check out the scholarship option here.

The State of Cultural Clubs in Saskatchewan

Our communities continue to become more and more diverse right across the province and each year — in the two biggest cities, festivals are held to collectively showcase that. In many cases, it’s the cultural clubs that keep people together and help put on those pavilions one weekend each year.…

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…

Europe is suffering from an extreme heat wave

Medical experts suggest workers take midday siestas, while the German health minster recommends cooling off at church as Germany suffers from extreme heat. Read the article how experts recommend to cope with this on Deutsche Welle.