AGEC - Association for German Education in Calgary


The Association for German Education in Calgary (AGEC) supports, promotes and integrates quality German language programs and cultural activities in Calgary.

As a charitable organization with more than 10 years in operation, AGEC supports a variety of educational programs ranging from playgroups for toddlers and the German bilingual program at Bowcroft School to a scholarship fund at the University of Calgary.

You can also participate in AGEC’s cultural events such as the St Martin Lantern Parade and Calgary’s family-friendly Octoberfest.

The Benefits of German in Canadian Schools

AGEC News and Events
AGEC Meeting and Board Meeting

The next meeting will be held on Wednesday, November 9, at 7 pm at Richmond Road CO-OP, 4940 Richmond Road SW, Calgary, AB, T3E 6K4

Everyone Welcome!

Sputnik (2013)

November 9, 1989, the day the Berlin Wall came down. A 10-year-old girl and her friends attempt to use their teleportation device to beam her uncle back to East Germany but instead, as they witness on TV, end up beaming everyone in their town into West Germany!

For all ages
German with English subtitles
Free entry

29 October 2016
3 pm
John Dutton Theatre at the Calgary Central Library

Calgary European Film Festival Calgary European Film Festival is celebrating its 5th year! We are bringing you movies from Germany, Switzerland and for the first time from Austria as well! And many more European countries.

Check out the complete schedule and get your tickets now! http://calgaryeuropeanfilm

Lantern Parade and Bonfire

Bring your lanterns for a procession after sunset to carry the light into the dark season. "St. Martin" will lead the parade on a horseback.

Friday, November 11, 2016
5:30pm sharp
Edworthy Park
Meet at the parking lot north of the Bow River
(Shaganappi Trail/Bowness Road NW)

Free event!