Exhibition – Canada and Germany: Partners from Immigration to Innovation

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We are glad to announce that we are currently hosting the “Canada and Germany: Partners from Immigration to Innovation” exhibition at Enterprise Square. The exhibition was curated by the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany in Ottawa for the purpose of celebrating the 150th anniversary of Canada, as well as the long and positive relationship between the two countries.

For the opening of this exhibition, we hosted a reception on German Unity Day, Oct 3, 2017. We were pleased to welcome friends, colleagues, some of the companies we’ve funded through the Alberta-Germany Collaboration Fund, as well as esteemed members of the German community here in Edmonton.

On the same day, we also held a press event in the morning where we welcomed numerous companies that have received funding through GCCIR programs. It was great to see them present their successful projects!

The exhibition will be in Edmonton until Oct 27, and we encourage everyone to stop by for a look!

Regular opening hours are as follows:

Mon, Tue, Wed, Fri 11am to 5pm
Thu 11am to 7pm
Sat 12pm to 5pm
Sun closed

Location:

Enterprise Square Gallery (Main Floor), 10230 Jasper Ave, Edmonton, AB T5J 4P6

The entrance is free of charge. We are looking forward to seeing you there!

We will host other activities on Tuesday evenings during the time that the exhibition is in Edmonton. Please register on Eventbrite for the following events:

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Oct 17: “Die Vermessung der Welt” Film Screening – Measuring the World

Germany in the early 19th century. “Die Vermessung der Welt” follows two brilliant and eccentric scientists: the geographer Alexander von Humboldt and the mathematician Carl Friedrich Gauss on their life paths.

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Oct 24: “Almanya – Willkommen in Deutschland” Film Screening – Almanya – Welcome to Germany

The story of three generations of a Turkish immigrant family. The tragic comedy dramatizes the question of identity and belonging for former Turkish guest workers in Germany and their descendants.

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