Welcome to the Saskatchewan German Council’s Virtual Exhibit for the Heritage Festival of Saskatoon, March 20-21, 2021
Moving Forward by Looking Back
In promoting German culture, language, customs, traditions and interests for the benefit of all Saskatchewan people, the Saskatchewan German Council is looking at the great variety of aspects of the German culture.
Looking back, find out who the Germans from Russia are who settled in Saskatchewan, learn about tourist attractions which can be traced back to Germans, have fun with some traditional Easter crafts and enjoy German Story Time!
Interested in learning more about Germans from Russia? Who are they and types of traditional food they cook? What about learning about German Christmas Traditions?
Click the title to listen to SaskScape’s Podcast Series: German Culture Alive with Kevin Power.
Did you know there are traces of Germany in Saskatoon and its surroundings? Did you know that a German family holds the title of Saskatoon’s first family or that a Nobel Prize winner was a professor at the University of Saskatchewan?
Click on the title to learn more about these traces in and around Saskatoon.
A fun place for kids to explore culture and language. Watch our videos and have a look at the activity sheets!
To view them click on “Kinderzimmer”.
Did you know that you can use onion peels to dye Easter eggs? And use greenery from your garden to design them?
Click on “Easter Activity” to get the instructions!
To read more on the Heritage Festival of Saskatoon, visit their webpage.
For more information on the various member groups of SGC, please click here.