Saskatchewan German Council

German Cultural Traditions Books

During the project four books were developed each covering a specific German cultural tradition. The books are written in English and German and contain information about traditions, craft ideas, recipes, songs and poems as well as pictures. Each book can be purchased from the SGC or you can buy them as a set of 4. See Resources/SGC Publications for details on prices.

The four books are:

Easter

Easter

Various German Traditions

Various German Traditions

Carnival

Carnival

Christmas

Christmas

SGC Immigrant Handbook

Welcome! A Handbook for Immigrants to Saskatchewan, (2016) Saskatchewan German Council Inc.

The book is in German and English, and provides immigrants with a comprehensive and province-wide guide to permanently settling in Saskatchewan. The guide includes essential information for newcomers in regards to immigration, housing, employment, education, banking, and other important areas. The handbook is given out on a demand basis. To obtain a hard copy, contact the SGC office or your member group.

 

Diversity of Germany Banners

The diversity project “Beyond Autobahn and Oktoberfest” intends to create an interest in German language, culture and traditions. It further aims to educate and inform about aspects of the history of the German people that might not be known to many.

The following topics are included: Language, Waves of Immigrants to Canada, Art & Architecture, Literature, Music, Fact on Germany, History of the 20th Century, Public Figures, Cultural Traditions, Invented in Germany and Traditional Cuisine.

To view the banners, please click here.

Luther Exhibit

Host your own poster exhibition on the history of the Reformation by renting these posters from SGC!  The poster exhibition “#HereIStand. Martin Luther, the Reformation and its Results” shows the upheavals of the 16th century delivered through 16 modern, attractively designed and informative posters.  Spark interest in this German history that changed Western civilization forever.

For more details, click here.

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Upcoming Events

Aug
16
Thu
all-day Folkfest
Folkfest
Aug 16 – Aug 18 all-day
Make sure to come visit our table at the German Pavilion for Folkfest this year!   For more information, click here.
Sep
23
Sun
all-day Autumn Postillion articles due today!
Autumn Postillion articles due t…
Sep 23 all-day
Make sure to have your Postillion articles submitted by today! If you have any questions, please email postillion@saskgermancouncil.org or fill out the contact form below. [...]
Sep
29
Sat
all-day Bach Brandenburg Concerto
Bach Brandenburg Concerto
Sep 29 – Sep 30 all-day
Regina’s own Valerie Hall joins the RSO to present a concert celebrating the glory of the Baroque period! Valerie Hall, harpsichord Corelli: Concerto Grosso No. [...]

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