On Thursday, March 21, 2019, the Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literatures at UNC at Chapel Hill, in collaboration with the American Association of Teachers of German of North Carolina (NC-AATG), hosted the 19th annual North Carolina German Day! The event took place in the Student Union from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm.
This year’s German Day theme was “#wunderbarzusammen” inspired by the motto of the Year of German-US Friendship. (You can find more info about the Year of German-US Friendship here: https://wunderbartogether.org/) We welcomed about 500 high school students from 14 schools across North Carolina together with their German teachers on campus. The students participated in different German competitions, such as skits, karaoke, song and dance, poetry recitation, art designs, extemporaneous speaking, and more. In addition to these competitions, the high school students also went on a scavenger hunt (“Schnitzeljagd”) in order to explore the
For more information about the 2019 German Day at UNC, please see the event’s website: https://germanday2019.weebly.com/campus. It was a great honor and a lot of fun to welcome our guests to UNC!