KulturGarten: An exciting week of celebrating all things German

From Tuesday, June 9 to Sunday, June 15, 2015, the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany to Canada celebrated a week of German culture and lifestyle at the Ambassador's residence. German and German-Canadian artists of renown performed in an enchanted atmosphere.

Photos taken at the events can be viewed by clicking on the following links:

Day 1 - June 9 Day 2- June 10 Day 3 - June 11 Day 4 - June 12

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June 9 | Literature, wine, magic, theatre

KulturGarten 2015 will be launched by an eclectic mix of events spanning literature, wines, magic, and theatre!

German and Israeli flags

June 10 | 50 years of Isreal Germany: Klezmer band Di Meschugeles

Evening 2 of KulturGarten will be celebrated in honour of the 50th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Germany and Israel. In 1965, the two countries exchanged ambassadors for the first time since the start of World War II. The relationship between Germany and Israel has grown stronger ever since.

Poster 27th Fête Champêtre

June 11 | 27th Fête Champêtre garden party

Each year Fête Champêtre attracts over 250 guests from Ottawa's business community, senior government ranks, the diplomatic community, and arts supporters. The event combines elegant refreshments and delightful background music by musicians of the Ottawa Symphony Orchestra in an exclusive setting.

Jazz musician Michael Kaeshammer

June 12 | German-Canadian jazz virtuoso Michael Kaeshammer

Michael Kaeshammer has been called a triple-threat combo of piano virtuosity, vocal ability and charisma, a combination that has earned the Canadian-German musician international critical acclaim and a growing fan base.

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