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.
Our first day at the Booth started with pomp and circumstance with the visit of Consul General of Canada Nadia Theodore and Ash Miller, Political and Economic Relations Officer. Take a look at some of the photos of this morning’s activity at the Canada Booth.
Many thanks to all our volunteers who hosted today. Please send along your photos!
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.
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.
Saturday, October 20
11:00am – 2:00pm
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).
Canadians in Charlotte are gathering at Amo Cafe in Mooresville on August 4th at 1:30pm. All queries about this event should be directed to the coordinator of Canadians Living in Charlotte, NC meetup group.
Seventy-two Canadians mingled, drank Molson, ate poutine and Canada Day cake, answered trivia questions and sweated profusely at today’s Canada Day Cake and Trivia event! A million thanks to staff at Sammy’s for hosting us on the patio on this hot summer day (38 Celsius) and providing us with Canadian treats and lots of water. We loved the bilingual sign at the door!
Additional thanks to Royal Bank of Canada, Winnipeg Jets, Consulate General of Canada in Atlanta and private individuals for donating freebies used as raffle and trivia prizes. A big thank you to Susana, Ian, Shesha and Caroline for making it all happen.