Austrian-Canadian Society 

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The Austrian-Canadian Society was founded in 2003 as a bilateral friendship society reflecting the general mission and vision of the "Federation of Austrian Foreign Societies - PaN - Partner of all Nations". It is open to individuals, regardless of nationality, or companies who are focused on improving bilateral relationships between Austria and Canada. In particular, collaborative activities in the fields of traditional diplomacy, business, science and culture as well as inter-personal relationships are fostered.

 

The Austrian-Canadian Society is an effective platform for a bilateral exchange between the two countries largely due to the fact that numerous members of the Society have lived, worked or studied in both Austria and Canada. The Society supports short and long-term Canadian expatriates, Austrian repatriates, and Canadianists in general while helping individuals or Austrian businesses establish contacts in Canada.

 

Activities

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  • October 10, 2022, Fourth Annual Thanksgiving Gala Dinner: Enjoy a turkey feast with all the trimmings and pumpkin pie in the ambiance of one of Vienna’s most charming and romantic heurigers. Mayer am Pfarrplatz, Pfarrplatz 2, 1190 Wien. Please RSVP
  • September 30th, 2022: National Day of Truth and Reconciliation: On September 30 wear orange to raise awareness of the very tragic legacy of residential schools and to honour the thousands of Survivors.
  • Cultural Events in Vienna:
    • September 25th, 2022 @ 11:00 (kids), October 1st @ 19:00, October 16th @18:00, La Cenerentola by Rossini, Volksoper : Canadian Opera singer Wallis Giunta as Angelina
    • October 3, 2022, Filmcasino @ 20:00: Film Hallelujah: Leonard Cohen, A Journey, A Song.
    • October 23 and 24th @ 19:30, Konzerthaus: Orchestre Symphonique der Montréal, Rafael Payare, Dirigent
  • Parkrun, Donaupark, 1220: A free, weekly, timed 5 km event, every Saturday morning @ 9:00 at parks all over the world.
  • Please see the October Newsletter.

In 2006 the Austrian-Canadian Society established the  "Scientific Award of the Austrian-Canadian Society" as an academic initiative that has been going strong ever since. The Society awards this prestigious award and a monetary prize to an outstanding scientific paper in the field of Canadian studies. The students' thesis should ideally have a link to Austria and should be categorized into one of the following areas:

- Law and Economics

- Political Science and Sociology

- Literature and Linguistic Studies

- History and Geography

For more information

An annual hockey game where the proceeds support Vienna's "Hockey for Kids" initiative, a fabulous program founded and run by one of our Society Board members.

 

 

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Contact us

The official postal address of the Austrian-Canadian Society is

Austrian-Canadian Society
c/o WOLF THEISS Rechtsanwälte
Schubertring 6, 1010 Vienna, Austria

Email: president@austria-canada.com; vicepresident@austria-canada.com; secretarygeneral@austria-canada.com

ZVR Nr 446545602 

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