1. German President Joachim Gauck State visit to Canada by the President of the Federal Republic of Germany
  2.  Hamburg's Schauspielhaus is Germany's largest theater September 2014: DW's culture calendar
  3. Trabant car breaking through Berlin Wall Berlin Wall Contest for high school students
German President Joachim Gauck

State visit to Canada by the President of the Federal Republic of Germany

Joachim Gauck, President of the Federal Republic of Germany, and his partner, Ms. Daniela Schadt, will undertake a state visit to Canada, from September 24 to 27, 2014, traveling to Ottawa, Toronto and Quebec City.

 Hamburg's Schauspielhaus is Germany's largest theater

September 2014: DW's culture calendar

Oktoberfest in Munich and Beethovenfest in Bonn are just some of the major parties in Germany this September. There's also plenty for fans of photography, literature and theatre in this list of tips compiled by DW.

Trabant car breaking through Berlin Wall

Berlin Wall Contest for high school students

The Embassy of Germany in Canada announces a school contest on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. The contest is open to high school students from all over Canada. The German Embassy looks forward to your participation and is curious about your creative ideas!

Tomas Urbina

Arthur F. Burns Fellow in Berlin: CBC Radio producer Tomas Urbina

Twenty reporters from prestigious media outlets across the U.S., Canada and Germany are the newest participants in an influential exchange program for young journalists, the Arthur F. Burns Fellowship. Currently an Arthur F. Burns Fellow in Berlin: Tomas Urbina, producer with CBC Radio, "free range journalist" and writer.

Student information session in Montreal

On Friday, September 26 at 3:00 pm, representatives of the DAAD Information Centre and the Goethe-Institut Montreal will give an information session for Montreal-area university students at the Goethe-Institut's offices.The DAAD Information Centre will also be in attendance at the popular Go Global Expos in both Toronto and Montreal this September.

Geisterbahnhof in Berlin

25 years since the fall of the Wall: "Geisterbahnhof"

Some words in the German language may surprise, delight or just plain perplex native English speakers. Among them: "Geisterbahnhof" – meaning "ghost train station."

Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to Canada Werner Wnendt

CETA today, energy partners tomorrow: A chat with Germany’s ambassador

Global News reporter Leslie Young met up with Germany’s ambassador to Canada, Werner Wnendt, on August 26 in Berlin to talk about foreign affairs, CETA, trade, and energy.

Protecting the environment

Joint UK-German-French Climate Diplomacy Day on September 9, 2014

The first German-UK-French Climate Diplomacy Day will be held on September 9, 2014. Events held that day in German, British and French missions in over 20 countries will highlight the importance of our climate diplomacy partnership, showcase successful climate projects, and emphasise the need for ongoing climate action.

The Fountain House

The Fountain House - A public installation by raumlaborberlin

In its first project ever in Canada, the German collective raumlaborberlin, at the invitation of the Goethe-Institut and in collaboration with the Quartier des spectacles, has created a unique public installation, the Fountain House, to take place in the heart of Montréal. Sponsored by the German Embassy and Consulates General as part of #ClimateDiploDay.

Beloved Sisters

"Beloved Sisters" to represent Germany in the race for the 67th Academy Awards

As always, the Venice and Toronto fall film festivals coincide with the first Oscar buzz: Dominik Graf’s feature film Beloved Sisters will represent Germany as the official submission for the 87th Academy Awards for Best Foreign Language Film.  Beloved Sisters tells the true but little known story of a ménage-à-trois between Friedrich Schiller and the von Lengefeld sisters, a utopia on the eve of the French Revolution.

Arrival of the refugees from the Prague Embassy on October 5, 1989 at Hof railway station (Bavaria)

25th anniversary of the fall of the Wall: “Liberty Train” multimedia project launched

The multimedia campaign for the documentary “Liberty Train” was launched on September 1. The magazine deutschland.de is running a special blog and using social media to accompany the docu-drama about the dramatic journey of East German embassy refugees from Prague.

Eastend Memorial Hall

Pfc. Lawrence S. Gordon's long journey home

Pfc. Lawrence S. Gordon, a Canadian-born U.S. soldier who was accidentally buried with enemy German soldiers at the close of World War II, was finally laid to rest in his hometown of Eastend, Saskatchewan on August 13, 2014.

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Werner Wnendt

Werner Wnendt is Germany's ambassador to Canada.

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Hands drawing German flag

Germans not only love to travel, they also love to live, work and immerse themselves in other countries, including Canada. “I am German” is an interview and biography series of Germans who tell incredible or very ordinary stories about their lives in Canada.