Events in Canada
The German diplomatic missions in Canada and their partners offer a large number and variety of cultural events throughout the country. Each mission maintains a comprehensive, up-to-date calendar of events. If you would like to be informed of future events, we invite you to sign up for our electronic newsletters and RSS feeds.
May 5, 2017 - Jun 4, 2017 | Quebec City
Jérôme Chazeix's works will be presented at the "Centre de production et de diffusion en art actuel et multidisciplinaire de Québec - L'Oeil de Poisson" from May 5 till June 4, 2017. The approach of his work consists in the association of different media and their cross-over. Sculptures, videos and drawings are the elements he privilege in his creation.
May 10, 2017 - May 24, 2017 | Ottawa
Many nations produce excellent films which never receive the benefit of theatrical release in North America. The Embassies of Austria, Germany and Switzerland believe that Ottawa audiences should have a chance to see some of their best and most honoured German-language films of recent years. For three Wednesdays in May, Ottawa's ByTowne Cinemas shows one feature from each nation. Each film is an Ottawa Premiere, and each will be presented for one night only.
German Language Film Festival
May 25, 2017 2:00 PM - May 25, 2017 4:00 PM | Toronto
In September 1945, a few months after the end of World War II, a group of young soccer enthusiasts founded a soccer association in the largest refugee and expellee camp in southwestern Germany. Through the meandering history of this remarkable soccer association, special attention is paid to the reciprocal effects of two mass phenomena: sports and migrant camps. The paper highlights the relevance of sports in the long-term process of integration of 12.5 million refugees and expellees into postwar German society.
Talk with German historian Mathias Beer
May 25, 2017 8:00 PM - May 28, 2017 5:00 PM | Montreal
Just who are Montrealers, and what’s on their minds? Onstage 100 citizens portray 100% of the city’s population. Men, women or trans, adults, children and teenagers, atheists, Muslims and Jews, they draw a map of Montreal in a vibrant, exhilarating exercise in self-portrayal. Come see this creation of the German trio consisting of Stefan Kaegi, Helgard Haug and Daniel Wetzel. Premiered at Festival TransAmériques, Montreal, on May 25, 2017.
May 26, 2017 - Jun 11, 2017 | Montreal
Make sure to attend this long awaited complete series of Beethoven’s quartets played by the young and brilliant Dover Quartet during the Montreal Chamber Music Festival.