Consulate General News Archive 2012
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Here, you can find what was making news in 2012.
Dec 19, 2012
At a ceremony in Indiana, US Army Captain Brian Kain was awarded the German Armed Forces Foreign Duty Medal for his service in Afghanistan.
Foreign Duty Medal
Dec 17, 2012
The latest session of the Chicago German-Jewish Dialogue was held at the University of Chicago and centered upon the exhibition "Transcending Tradition: Jewish Mathematicians in the German-Speaking Academic Culture".
Dec 4, 2012
Consul General Christian Brecht thanked Professor Richard Schade for his 16-year career as Honorary Consul of the Federal Republic of Germany in Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana with a warm and jovial reception in Chicago.
Professor Richard Schade
Nov 21, 2012
The German Language Society of Chicago held its first dinner program of the season: “Zeitzeugen erzählen: German-Jewish Relations Then And Now”.
Nov 19, 2012
German prisoners of war were remembered at Fort Sheridan, IL and Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, MO through ceremonies marking the annual Day of National Mourning (Volkstrauertag).
Nov 14, 2012
Singing children and artfully crafted swinging lanterns brightened the Lincoln Square neighborhood as students and supporters of the German School Chicago celebrated “Laternenfest”.
Nov 7, 2012
The Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany is proud to announce that Germany took home 8 awards at the closing ceremony of this year's Chicago International Children's Film Festival.
Chicago International Children’s Film Festival 2012
Oct 29, 2012
Consul General Christian Brecht spoke about Germany, the European Union and the European sovereign debt crisis at Illinois State University.
Illinois State University
Oct 24, 2012
Team Germany and Team USA play to a draw in front of a sold out crowd at Chicago’s Toyota Park.
Germany vs. U.S. Women’s Soccer
Oct 11, 2012
A Catholic cemetery in Dresden, Germany. In the middle of a meadow, a small grave. And at the foot of the gray and weathered gravestone, waving in the wind, a small American flag. This is how this fascinating film begins.
Bury My Heart in Dresden