Karneval Celebration at West Coast Steiner School

The West Coast Steiner School celebrated “Karneval” in true German spirit with wonderfully creative costumes, German dancing, music and an afternoon of family fun. The Honorary Consul of Germany, Mr Torsten Ketelsen, was delighted to be invited to join the school celebration on Thursday 8 June 2017. The students at the school, who all learn German as a second language, began the celebration with a “Great Karneval Parade” followed by short speeches outlining the significance of Karneval in the German culture, a German dance performance by the student dance group and lots of music, games and Karneval fun!

Open Ship Event RV Sonne 5th June 2017

Open Ship RV Sonne on 5th June 2017 from 11am to 3pm
Victoria Quay, Berth C, Fremantle Port WA
Free Event

The German research ship RV Sonne was docked in Fremantle on the 5th June 2017 providing a unique opportunity for the Western Australian community to see one of the world’s most high-tech research vessels first hand. Interested members of the public, academics and school groups had the chance to speak to the marine scientists from Germany and Australia on board, check out the ship’s cutting-edge research technology, and learn about current research campaigns in the Australian marine environment, and Australian-German marine research cooperation.

The Sonne in the News:

ABC News Article

Seen at the Sonne – Fremantle Shipping News

News Items on the Sonne – Various Articles

Updated information on the ship and its visit to Australia can be found here:

Website: http://www.deutsche-meeresforschung.de/en/sonne

Flyer: Flyer Sonne Research Vessel