Canadian Consulate Atlanta

Music event at Blumenthal Performing Arts Center, Charlotte

The Consulate General of Canada in Atlanta is collaborating on a signature partnership event with Canadian conductor Dr. Jonathan Govias, Assistant Professor of Music and Director of UNC Charlotte Orchestras. Dr. Govias is spearheading a performance called “Prayer for Peace” at the Booth Playhouse, Blumenthal Performing Arts Center in Charlotte on November 8 at 7:30pm.
Admission is free.

The performance is characterized as a symphonic remembrance of war, holocaust, and hope, It commemorates the 100th Anniversary of the Armistice and the 80th Anniversary of Kristallnacht.

Click on the link for details

Thank you! Thank you! Thank you!

The Canada Cultural Booth at the Raleigh International Festival was a success again this year.  We could not have done it without the partnership of the Consulate General of Canada in Atlanta, the sponsorship of RBC Bank and the enthusiasm and dedication of our wonderful Canadian volunteers.  THANK YOU!

Photos of the Monarch Migration event

The President of the Canadian Network of North Carolina sent a few photos of the Monarch Migration event organized by the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences in partnership with the Consulate General of Canada in Atlanta and the Consulate General of México in Raleigh. The event was held on October 20. Enjoy!

 

Come see us at the Canada Booth!

Canada will be represented again this year at the Raleigh International Festival on Oct 26-28.  We invite you to drop by the Canada Cultural Booth to see how we’ve interpreted this year’s theme, Celebrations Around the World.  (You might want to wear a tuque or mukluks!)  We have a wonderful team of Canadian volunteers ready to welcome you on all three days of the festival.

There will be dancing, music, culture, food and much more! Join us on Friday, Oct. 26 (10:30am – 10pm), Saturday, Oct. 27 (10am – 10pm) and Sunday, Oct. 28 (11am – 7pm). Visit the Raleigh International Festival website to purchase tickets or view the schedules

The Canada Cultural Booth is organized by Canadian Network of North Carolina in partnership with the Consulate General of Canada in Atlanta and the generous support of RBC Bank.

Monarch Migration Family Event on Oct 20

The North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, in partnership with the Consulate General De México in Raleigh and the Consulate General of Canada in Atlanta, is pleased to present this free event celebrating the monarch butterfly migration across Mexico, the United States and Canada.

Monarch Migration
Saturday, October 20
11:00am – 2:00pm

Event Schedule

11:00am–12:45pm: Butterfly crafts and family activities led by artist Lety Alvarez.
11:45am–12:30pm: “Flight of the Butterflies 3D” (Spanish version).
12:45pm–1:00pm: Dance group performance by Baile Folklórico Vicky.
1:00pm–1:40pm: Remarks & Presentations (listed below).
1:40pm–2:00pm: “Flight of the Butterflies 3D” (English version).

For more details, visit https://naturalsciences.org/calendar/event/monarch-migration/

 

ROCA: Registration of Canadians Abroad

Please see this important message from the Consulate General of Canada in Atlanta:

In order for the Government of Canada to help you in times of emergency, we need to know where you are and how to communicate with you.

The Department of Global Affairs Canada operates a Registration of Canadians Abroad service for Canadians travelling or residing abroad. The ROCA registry allows the Department to contact Canadians to offer urgent advice during a natural disaster, civil unrest, or to inform them of a family emergency at home. Registration is voluntary, and personal information provided on the registration form is used in accordance with the provisions of the Privacy Act. You may register online at: www.travel.gc.ca/travelling/registration

We encourage you to stay connected to the latest travel advice and advisories, and can find our emergency contact information at www.travel.gc.ca also available via our mobile Travel smart application www.travel.gc.ca/mobile or by subscribing to RSS feeds www.travel.gc.ca/rss .  You can also follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/travelGoC or find us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/travelGoC

Canadians seeking emergency consular assistance in the area should contact the Consulate General of Canada in Atlanta at 1-844-880-6519 or ccs.scc@international.gc.ca, or after-hours, the Emergency Watch and Response Centre in Ottawa directly at +1 613 996 8885 (collect calls are accepted where available).  An email can also be sent to sos@international.gc.ca.

Please pass this information along to any Canadians you know and encourage them to register with Registration of Canadians Abroad.

Consulate General of Canada in Atlanta
1175 Peachtree St NE, 100 Colony Square, Suite 1700
Atlanta, GA 30361
website: www.atlanta.gc.ca
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Twitter: CanCGAtlanta
(Territory: Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee)