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.

German cinema: Kaddish for a Friend (Kaddisch für einen Freund)

May 12, 2017 7:30 PM | Ottawa
Film poster "Kaddish for a Friend"

Ali is new to Berlin’s Kreuzberg district. As a Lebanese refugee, his presence in Germany is hanging in the balance. The local tough boys put him to a test of courage: breaking into the apartment of an elderly neighbor, a Jewish-Russian immigrant. After doing this, Ali has to make amends with the old man to prevent his own deportation. A touching story of an unequal friendship.

Screening: Eurovision 2017

May 13, 2017 2:00 PM - May 13, 2017 6:00 PM | Montreal

For the fifth consecutive year, Lisez l'Europe invites you to come watch the grand final of the Eurovision Song Contest on May 13, 2017. The Goethe-Institut is partnering with the Cabaret Mado for the occasion, who will be celebrating their 15 years of activity in May 2017. Come and enjoy the atmosphere of the Village!

100 % Montréal: Rimini Protokoll

May 25, 2017 8:00 PM - May 28, 2017 5:00 PM | Montreal
100 % Paris

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.

Beethoven : Passion Romantique - Complete Beethoven string quartets

May 26, 2017 - Jun 11, 2017 | Montreal
Dover Quartet

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.

Jan to Sep 2017: EUFF Classics Series

May 28, 2017 3:00 PM - May 28, 2017 5:00 PM | Toronto
Good Bye Lenin poster

Waiting for the European Filmfest Toronto to start in November of every year has become way less long now: From January to September, the EUFF is exited to share European Classics with you. Enjoy!

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