22 Mar / 2017

Martin Luther Exhibit

EXHIBITION OVERVIEW
#HereIstand. Martin Luther, the Reformation and its Results
Brought to Saskatchewan by the Saskatchewan German Council.

2017 is the 500th anniversary of Martin Luther’s 95 Theses that sparked the Protestant Reformation in Western Europe in 1517.

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.

Highlighting the most important events in the history of the Reformation, this exhibition also shows how it affects us today.  Using the biography of Martin Luther, father of the Protestant Reformation, as a starting point, the poster exhibit explores the time prior to the Reformation, the dynamics of the Reformation and the outcomes of the Reformation, all in easily accessible language and interesting graphics.

Just as the printing press changed communication in Luther’s time and aided in his popularity, the internet has changed our lives.  After being inspired by the poster exhibition, your audience can visit the accompanying website.  This incredible resource, available in both English and German, boasts interactive 3D models of items from Luther’s time including a 3D tour of an indulgence chest and a writing set as well as access to 3D printing plans: http://www.here-i-stand.com

Cost: rental of this exhibition is up to $80.00 plus shipping. For inquiries please contact the SGC office.

You will find detailed information on exhibit design, display options, dimensions, and more in this information package!

Ready to host?  Please contact our office to book your exhibition today!

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dr. Michael M. Oelck

Honorary Consul of the Federal Republic of Germany for Saskatchewan

Office: 105-111 Research Drive, Saskatoon, SK, S7N 3R2

Innovation Place, Atrium Bldg, Business Center

Phone:  306 491-4912

Email:    Saskatoon@hk-diplo.de

Open:   Tuesday 2-6pm

Thursday 2-6pm

 

Book your appointment via telephone!

 

13 Mar / 2017

Board Nominations

Nominations for the SGC Board of Directors – Deadline: May 26th, 2017

To our member groups:

If your group has identified a person who is willing and able to represent the values and objectives of the SGC, please submit the application to the SGC office.

To view the SGC Nomination information, click here.

To fill out a 2017 Nomination form, click here.

If you need more information or have any questions, please contact the office at (306) 975-0845 or email at office@saskgermancouncil.org

We are happy to finally present the wonderful artwork of students of German Language Schools in Saskatchewan, who created German, Austrian or Swiss themed Christmas pictures. Enjoy the young artists’ creations!

To see the pictures, click here.

12 Dec / 2016

Call for Donations!

The Saskatchewan German Culture Assistance Fund Inc. (SGCAF) is a registered charity, a charitable corporation incorporated under the Non-profit Corporations Act of Saskatchewan. The charity is designated to preserving and furthering German culture in the province.

The objectives of SGCAF are to carry out charitable activities and to accept donations from organizations and / or individuals for charitable purposes.

Donors (organizations, families, individuals) who would like to support German culture, traditions, language and education can do so by making a donation to SGCAF earmarked for a particular charitable purpose and/or organization, in accordance with the objectives of SGCAF. When donating to the Saskatchewan German Council, you have a personal choice of which program you would like to support.

For more information, click here.

If you need translation or notary public services contact the SGC office! We can translate your documents (English – German, German-English) and office notarization services for a fee!

To read the longer interview with Harry Lafond, please click here.

The Regina German Club is proud to host its 6th Annual Oktoberfest 

Two days of action packed events. Friday kicks off with an Auftakt (Feast); this traditional meal will surely satisfy your taste buds. Tickets are $25 for members, and $28 for non-members (seating is limited).  Following supper a Mr. & Ms. Oktoberfest contest will occur; it is open to the public. If you are proud of your German Heritage, or just love the German Culture, call today to register.

Saturday starts with Oktoberkinderfest (Children’s portion) from 2-5pm, activities for all ages ($5 for children, adults are free). It is an afternoon filled with face painting, balloon art, fortune telling and much more. Special guests that will be joining us are the Regina Costume League, Dino Bouncers (weather permitting) and Harry and Blue from “WindSwept Miniatures”.  The evening kicks off with a keg tapping ceremony, live bands,  team challenges(please call today to register), traditional food, and the best selection of German Import Beer. Tickets for Saturday evening are $12 for members and $15 for non-members. For more information visit the website or call the club at 306-352-5897.

Prost!

SGC is starting Kinderchor Saskatoon – A German Children’s Choir, kick-off and information night on September 21!

For more information, click here.

The Saskatchewan German Council presents

A Multicultural Cooking Series

Germany meets China – sharing German & Chinese food and culture.

For more information, click here.


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