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Church Groups

  • American Protestant Church in Bonn – from August they will have an Afrikaans speaking pastor, Ds Mario Weyers. If you would like more info feel free to contact DeWet Herselman
  • Kirche in Aktion, het kampusse (gemeentes) in Frankfurt, Wiesbaden, Darmstadt, Offenbach en Mainz. By elkeen van die kampusse is daar SA mense betrokke. Kontak gerus vir Dawie de Koker vir meer inligting

Facebook groups

Websites

  • This website -We have an online community on this website. You can join groups and find people with the same interests. To be part of this community, you will need to register on our website. Registration and memberships are free.
    Some of the groups are- Rugby, Wine lovers, Parents with toddlers, people living in “city”
  • SA Munich – Your Southern African gateway into Bavaria

How to use the Community site

Our Community site is extremely versatile. You can edit your own profile, add friends, create groups, join other groups, create forums and add events.  You can set your privacy settings to suit your needs.For using the community site, you need to be a registered user.

Events

Social events. Concerts or exhibitions by South African artists in Germany. Webinars and Online get-togethers.

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The African Picnic Festival at the Goethe Institute in Schwäbisch Hall 31.05
31/05/2024 – 02/06/2024    
All Day
The African Picnic Festival at Goethe Institute in Schwäbisch Hall, Baden-Württemberg, is the brainchild of Mthunzi Fesi, a young South African, who is also a […]
Beats & Braai Sundays - Berlin 09.06
09/06/2024    
1:30 pm
Buti Sekhalanga is organising a fun event for South Africans in Berlin Join us for a laid-back Braai Park Hangout in Berlin, where like-minded South […]
Market Monday - South Africans in Germany page
10/06/2024    
All Day
To keep things fair and add benefits to our members, here are the current rules: By placing an advertisement on our Facebook page, you agree […]
Virtual Kuier hoekie 13 June 19:00
13/06/2024    
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
We invite you to join us for our monthly get-together in the virtual space. Our objective is simple yet meaningful – to foster camaraderie and […]
Annual South African Meetup 2024 15.06
15/06/2024    
1:00 pm – 11:45 pm
It’s that time of year again!The biggest South African jol of the year! Every year we get together at the Rheinpark Golzheim to share some […]
Kearsney College Choir
29/06/2024 – 06/07/2024    
7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
The renowned Kearsney College Choir and Rainbow Agency, KwaZulu Natal, have the honour to inform you that former Federal President Professor Dr Horst Köhler is […]
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Kearsney College Choir
29 Jun 24
Various
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Kearsney College Choir
29 Jun 24
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For Children

  • Adventures in Odyssey – “an award-winning audio drama series created for ages 8-12 and enjoyed by the whole family.  Episodes often start with the grandfatherly Mr. Whittaker (“Whit”), who runs an ice cream shop called Whit’s End.  They last an average of twenty-five minutes and bring biblical principles to life, through a balance of fun, faith and imagination”

Blogs, websites and Youtube chanels

Our Stories

We all have different stories about why we came to Germany, how we ended up being here and whether we will stay or not. Every journey is different. We can all learn from and be inspired by each other.

International Expat communities

  • Internations – Connect with expats in your city
  • Expat.com
  • Wereldwyd – “Hierdie inisiatief is die ideale platform vir elke Afrikaner wat tans in die buiteland woon, maar graag steeds in voeling met sy geboorteland wil bly”

Other organisations

  • Sage Net  – network of South African and German organisations. This includes clubs, companies, associations, and authorities, as well as individual members.
  • AHK  – Southern African-German Chamber of Commerce and Industry

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Participating in Sports in Germany

Sports in Germany South Africans are generally a sport-crazy bunch. Not just watching it, but also actively taking part. Participating in sports here in Germany

Keeping in touch virtually

As an ex-pat, it is essential to keep in touch with family and friends from back home. We yearn for news and contact with loved ones,

Product Substitutes

Most products we know in South Africa are available in Germany, but unfortunately not all of them. Here is a list of product substitutes  for some

Most South African radio stations have a streaming option, another option is to download apps with a selection of radio stations. Here are some suggestions

 Information
Radio South AfricaPlay your favourite FM radio station via an Android app
Radio BoxMost online radio stations. Works on Amazon Kindle as well
SurfmusicListen to radio stations online. You can search by region  or country.
Simple RadioApp for Android and Apple
Radio GardenApp or website
Radio Springbok GermanyPrivate station
“Jou beste musiek radio stasie, 24/7. Als wat jy wil hoor Afrikaans, Country, 80’s Treffers, Boeremusiek, ag als wat lekker is en lekker klink. ‘n Stasie wat altyd jou voete laat jeug en jou tone laat omkrul van lekkerte.
Your best music radio station, 24/7. Everything you want to hear – Afrikaans, Country, Hits from the 80’s and Boere Music. A station that will make your feet tap and your hands clap! “
Spotify Best of South Africans in Germany Facebook Group playlistWe compiled a playlist with the best of South African music on Spotify. The list was compiled from suggestions on our FB group.
Spotify Afrikaans Music playlistList of mostly Afrikaans music.
Spotify Music playlistGroen en Goud –  Philip Voget

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Keeping in touch virtually

As an ex-pat, it is essential to keep in touch with family and friends from back home. We yearn for news and contact with loved ones,

Phoning Home

In today’s world most of us have apps that we use to chat with family back home. But not all our relatives, especially the older

Streaming South African content

Your best option to legally watch South African products is to get a subscription to Showmax or Netflix.  Showmax Unfortunately Showmax will only be available