Feb 13, 2017 - DAAD North America and Goethe-Institut
Thanks to everyone who participated in our “So German! Si Allemand !” photo contest. We received wonderful entries from students all across Canada and are pleased to announce the winners.
The winners of our grand prizes, two iPads, are Cheryl Labiris, a student at Osgoode Hall Law School at Toronto’s York University, and Henry Hoffman of the University of Waterloo.
“Not many people know that the three-ring binder we all use so often at school is a German invention created by Friedrich Soennecken in Bonn, Germany in 1886!”, Cheryl Labiris, Osgoode Hall Law School, Toronto
“I see Germany in the culture, the tradition and everything to do with the Kitchener-Waterloo Oktoberfest. K-W has always been home to a large German community and the Oktoberfest held here each year is one of the world’s largest.” Henry Hoffman, University of Waterloo.
Goethe Books gift certificates also went out to Jenna Robertson (St. John’s, NL), Emily Taylor (Waterloo, ON), Marielle Coleman (Montreal, QC), Michael Chen (Vancouver, BC), Lara Gemmrich (Victoria, BC), and Ana Laura Fasola (Montreal, QC).
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