Canada Day

Canada Day - Around the world

This July 1, in honour of our country's birthday, join in on the many activities organized by our embassies, consulates, high commissions across the world.

You may also wish to check out the celebrations in Canada.

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DateLocationCanada’s office abroadEvent
2020-07-01MoroccoRabat

O Canada in Morocco

2020-07-01 | Rabat, Morocco | Embassy of Canada in Rabat

The Embassy of Canada to Morocco is preparing a very special version of the Canadian national anthem! Using traditional Moroccan instruments, music will be performed by Moroccan and Canadian professional musicians, as well as Embassy staff.

2020-07-01PeruLima

Peru-Canada virtual Canada Day concert to celebrate bilateral partnership

2020-01-07 | Lima, Peru | Embassy of Canada in Lima

Canadian conductor and the current Principal Guest conductor of the National Symphony Orchestra in Peru, Julian Kuerti will direct the Peruvian National Symphony Orchestra. The concert will also feature Peru’s National Children’s Choir and Canadian violinist Lara St. John, under the virtual direction of Maestro Kuerti.

2020-07-01UruguayMontevideo

Canada Day 2020 in Uruguay

2020-01-07 | Montevideo, Uruguay | Embassy of Canada in Montevideo

MVDEO will offer a virtual agenda on Social Media channels that will include the following initiatives:

  1. Canada Day HOM message + Livestream of Coro de Niños del SODRE singing national anthems of Uruguay and Canada (pre-recorded content and live activity);
  2. Photo Contest on mission’s Facebook and Twitter accounts (for residents in Uruguay). Winners will receive prizes;
  3. Canada Quiz on mission’s Facebook and Twitter accounts (for residents in Uruguay). Winners will receive prizes;
  4. Cooking event with Canadians cooking and sharing recipes of typical Canadian dishes;
  5. Canada Day Celebrations with the 3 “Canada” public schools of Uruguay: Embassy will prepare and distribute to the 850 students of the 3 Canada schools, a Canada/Covid winter kit which will include face masks with the Canada logo, alcohol/gel, scarf and gloves.
2020-07-01Dominican RepublicSanto Domingo

Canada Day: Together, we will return stronger

2020-07-01 | Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic | Embassy of Canada in Santo Domingo

Virtual agenda to include:

  • SDMGO-CFLI partner messages;
  • Canadian partner messages matching community donations to viewership;
  • Canadian and Dominican Singers on inclusion, diversity and together will be stronger.
2020-07-01 08:30MexicoMexico City

Canada Day 2020 from Mexico City, Mexico

2020-07-01 08:30 | Mexico City, Mexico | Embassy of Canada in Mexico City

Virtual agenda including activities such as HOM welcoming message, cooking, exercising, Government of Mexico contacts messages, cultural content (concerts, exhibition capsules, story telling for kids), and a discussion about the new NAFTA. All activities reflecting Canadian and Mission values. This will be offered through the platform InEvent, with pre-recorded material and a live activity.

2020-07-01 08:30MexicoMonterrey

Canada Day 2020 from Monterrey, Mexico

2020-07-01 08:30 | Monterrey, Mexico | Embassy of Canada in Mexico City

Virtual agenda including activities such as HOM welcoming message, cooking, exercising, Government of Mexico contacts messages, cultural content (concerts, exhibition capsules, story telling for kids), and a discussion about the new NAFTA. All activities reflecting Canadian and Mission values. This will be offered through the platform InEvent, with pre-recorded material and a live activity.

2020-07-01 08:30MexicoGuadalajara

Canada Day 2020 from Guadalajara, Mexico

2020-07-01 08:30 | Guadalajara, Mexico | Embassy of Canada in Mexico City

Virtual agenda including activities such as HOM welcoming message, cooking, exercising, Government of Mexico contacts messages, cultural content (concerts, exhibition capsules, story telling for kids), and a discussion about the new NAFTA. All activities reflecting Canadian and Mission values. This will be offered through the platform InEvent, with pre-recorded material and a live activity.

2020-06-02 to 2020-07-10Hong KongHong Kong

#MyOwnCanadianExperience Photo Contest 2020 (Hong Kong)

2020-06-02 to 2020-07-10 | Hong Kong | Consulate General of Canada in Hong Kong

The Consulate General of Canada in Hong Kong invites friends in Hong Kong and Macao to share a photo taken in Canada on social media with a caption describing their very own Canadian experience using the hashtag #MyOwnCanadianExperience.

All winning photos will be uploaded to an online album created on the Consulate General’s Facebook Page to allow the public to download and use as e-cards in late June.

All winning photos will also be exhibited in the Consulate`s office locations from late June until July 10.

Winners will receive prizes sponsored by a wide range of Canadian brands.

2020-06-02 to 2020-07-10MacaoMacao

#MyOwnCanadianExperience Photo Contest 2020 (Macao)

2020-02-06 to 2020-10-07 | Macao | Consulate General of Canada in Hong Kong

The Consulate General of Canada in Hong Kong invites friends in Hong Kong and Macao to share a photo taken in Canada on social media with a caption describing their very own Canadian experience using the hashtag #MyOwnCanadianExperience.

All winning photos will be uploaded to an online album created on the Consulate General’s Facebook Page to allow the public to download and use as e-cards in late June.

All winning photos will also be exhibited in the Consulate`s office locations from late June until July 10.

Winners will receive prizes sponsored by a wide range of Canadian brands.

2020-06-24 to 2020-07-01United StatesSan Francisco

#CanadaDayInTheBay

2020-06-24 to 2020-07-01 | San Francisco, United States | Consulate General of Canada in San Francisco

The Consulate General of Canada in San Francisco is working with the Digital Moose Lounge to celebrate #CanadaDayInTheBay by offering multiple virtual Canada Day activities from Wednesday, June 24 to Wednesday July 1, 2020. Activities planned throughout the week will team up with local Canadian-owned and affiliated businesses in the Bay Area, whom the Digital Moose Lounge wishes to support and highlight during this trying time.

2020-06-30 18:30United StatesMiami

Virtual Canada Day

2020-06-30 18:30 | Miami, United States | Consulate General of Canada in Miami

In partnership with the Canada-Florida Chamber of Commerce, the Consulate General of Canada in Miami will be hosting its first virtual Canada Day event. Dany Flanders, a finalist in the reality hit “La Voix” --the French Canadian version of “The Voice”-- will be preforming on Facebook Live available for streaming.

2020-07-01GermanyBerlin

Canada Day Germany 2020

2020-07-01 | Berlin, Germany | Embassy of Canada in Berlin

The first virtual Canada Day in Germany will feature two different programs. From 4PM to 7PM, join the Embassy’s live stream hosted by comedian Ben MacLean! The fun and diverse program will feature musical highlights, stand-up comedy acts, educational activities for children, Canadian literature, and plenty more. From 7PM to midnight, the celebration continues as United We Stream, Berlin’s renowned club scene streaming channel, takes centre stage hosting Canadian DJs. This is a first for Canada, in fact it’s a first for any country! More programming details will be shared from the Embassy social media accounts:

2020-07-01 18:00United StatesBoston

A Toast to Canada Day

2020-07-01 18:00 | Boston, United States | Consulate General of Canada in Boston

The Consulate General of Canada in Boston is working with local partner The Canadian Entrepreneurs of New England (The CENE) to host a virtual wine tasting of Canadian wines at 6pm EDT on July 1st in honor of Canada Day. There will also be a cocktail demo featuring Newfoundland-made Crystal Head vodka. This is a ticketed event (participants will receive a bottle of Canadian wine in the mail to enjoy during the tasting) with a portion of the proceeds going to the United Way Centraide Canada and the United Way of New England.

2020-07-01 18:00United StatesLos Angeles

Canada Day at your house

2020-07-01 18:00 | Los Angeles, United States | Consulate General of Canada in Los Angeles

The Consulate General of Canada in Los Angeles is taking part in a virtual Canada Day, organized by expat groups in California. Le Consul General will deliver a message.

2020-07-10 to 2020-07-12Hong KongHong Kong

Canada Day Market (Hong Kong)

2020-07-10 to 2020-07-12 | Hong Kong | Consulate General of Canada in Hong Kong

The Consulate General of Hong Kong in Canada will celebrate Canada Day with a “Canada Market”! The market will feature stalls selling Canadian products, and Hong Kong-Canadians selling handmade accessories.

2020-07-10 to 2020-07-12MacaoMacao

Canada Day Market (Macao)

2020-07-10 to 2020-07-12 | Macao | Consulate General of Canada in Hong Kong

The Consulate General of Hong Kong in Canada will celebrate Canada Day with a “Canada Market”! The market will feature stalls selling Canadian products, and Hong Kong-Canadians selling handmade accessories.

2020-06-12 to 2020-07-03ChinaBeijing

Canada Day 2020

2020-06-12 to 2020-07-03 | Beijing, China | Embassy of Canada in Beijing

The Embassy of Canada in Beijing has planned the following virtual Canada Day activities that will be shared on social media channels (Weibo, WeChat and Twitter):

  • Countdown to Canada Day - Daily Quiz - A series of fun, engaging interactive Q&As about unique aspects/facts about Canada (June 22-30)
  • What I love about Canada - HOM/CBS video message in a selfie format to share what we love most about our home (July 1)
  • Newfoundland & Labrador Virtual choir sing O Canada (July 1)
  • How to celebrate Canada Day like a real Canadian - highlights of embassy bbq featuring the essential elements of how to celebrate Canada Day (July 2)
  • What I love about Canada (2.0) - Invitation to alumni in China who have studied or lived in Canada submit a photo/one sentence that best describes what you love about Canada (July 3-5)

2020-05-20 to 2020-07-10Hong KongHong Kong

Canada Day Card Cover Design Contest 2020 (Hong Kong)

2020-20-05 to 2020-10-07 | Hong Kong | Consulate General of Canada in Hong Kong

The Consulate General of Canada in Hong Kong invites all primary school and secondary school students in Hong Kong and Macao to showcase the creativity by creating a new superhero character which represents “Your Canada”.

The winning designs will be used as the Consulate General of Canada in Hong Kong’s greeting card covers for Canada Day 2020. Print versions will be distributed to our VIP contacts, including diplomats and business leaders. E-versions will be made available on the Consulate General of Canada in Hong Kong’s official Facebook page for public download in late June.

All winning designs will also be exhibited in the Consulate General of Canada in Hong Kong’s office locations from late June until July 10.

Winners will receive prizes sponsored by a wide range of Canadian brands.

2020-05-20 to 2020-07-10MacaoMacao

Canada Day Card Cover Design Contest 2020 (Macao)

2020-20-05 to 2020-10-07 | Macao | Consulate General of Canada in Hong Kong

The Consulate General of Canada in Hong Kong invites all primary school and secondary school students in Hong Kong and Macao to showcase the creativity by creating a new superhero character which represents “Your Canada”.

The winning designs will be used as the Consulate General of Canada in Hong Kong’s greeting card covers for Canada Day 2020. Print versions will be distributed to our VIP contacts, including diplomats and business leaders. E-versions will be made available on the Consulate General of Canada in Hong Kong’s official Facebook page for public download in late June.

All winning designs will also be exhibited in the Consulate General of Canada in Hong Kong’s office locations from late June until July 10.

Winners will receive prizes sponsored by a wide range of Canadian brands.

2020-07-01Europe, Maghreb

#LoveFromCanada

2020-07-01 | Europe and the Maghreb | Canada’s Embassies and High Commissions across Europe and the Maghreb

Love from Canada is the official virtual Canada Day celebration in Europe and the Maghreb. It’s happening on Facebook, and is brought to you by Canada’s Embassies and High Commissions.

Join us on July 1st for a day filled with incredible performances, inspiring guests and the biggest celebration of love from Canada across Europe and the Maghreb.

Don’t miss a thing! Follow us today.

2020-07-01Europe, MaghrebParis

Love from Canada: Virtual Canada Day Celebration Across Europe and Maghreb

2020-07-01 | Europe and the Maghreb | Embassy of Canada in Paris

Love from Canada is a Europe- and Maghreb-wide virtual celebration of Canada Day 2020. It brings together the best, most talented and most beloved Canadians with one message for the world: join us in a hopeful, joyful celebration of love, from Canada.

Throughout the day on July 1, 2020, the public will discover and celebrate the best of Canada thanks to a series of special performances, messages and activities posted across Love from Canada social media channels, and made available for individual mission channels. Art, music, film, gastronomy, Indigenous culture, activities for kids: Love from Canada has something for everyone.

Love from Canada culminates in the evening of July 1 with a prime time-length variety show that combines music, video greetings from Canada’s leaders and Canadian missions, and messages of love from Canada from well-known and well-loved Canadians.

2020-07-01, 07:00 AESTAustralia

Canada Day Down Under

2020-07-01, 07:00 AEST | Australia | High Commission of Canada in Canberra and the Consulate General of Canada in Sydney

On Wednesday, July 1, we are inviting all Canadians Down Under and your friends and family to join our virtual celebrations.

While we will be celebrating online this year due to social distancing guidelines, we have prepared a range of activities you can enjoy from the comfort of your own home. Begin the day by watching a livestream of the Canadian flag raising at Lake Burley Griffin in Australia's capital, Canberra. Then, enjoy a relaxing afternoon of Canadian arts and culture with recommendations from the Canada Down Under team. Finally, kick off happy hour with a tutorial on how to make the perfect Canadian cocktail from Canadian Down Under, Leeroy Petersen.

Select ‘Attending’ on our Facebook page to stay up-to-date with the latest developments, and don’t forget to invite your friends and family.

2020-07-01Kuwait

Canada Day video & Press Release

2020-07-01 | Kuwait | Embassy of Canada in Kuwait City

The Embassy of Canada in Kuwait will be sharing a video featuring the Ambassador addressing Canadians and people of Kuwait. We will also publish a press release featuring the Ambassador's speech to media. It will be all be featured on our social media channels.

2020-07-01 to 2020-07-02Guatemala

With Love From Canada (Guatemala)

2020-07-01 to 2020-07-02 | Guatemala | Embassy of Canada to Guatemala City

A different celebration: Breakfast with those in need (provision of Canadian traditional breakfast to vulnerable people in Guatemala City) seved by Ambassador, her PMs and probably a representative of local government (video and images to be published); broadcast of special Canada Day celebration from coast to coast to coast (Heritage Canada); broadcast of special concert by Canadian performers (Heritage Canada); July 2: Seminar on How to Do Business with Canada (co-organized by the Canada Guatemala Chamber of Commerce and the Embassy of Canada to Guatemala). In addition, mission channels with amplify concert planned by Latin American missions in Ottawa.

2020-07-01Belize

With Love From Canada (Belize)

2020-07-01 | Belize | Embassy of Canada to Guatemala City

Broadcasting of Canadian celebration from coast to coast to coast (Heritage Canada); broadcasting of concert by Canadian performers (Heritage Canada).

2020-07-01Italy

With Love From Canada

2020-07-01 | Italy | Embassy of Canada in Rome

Live' at the Official Residence with Ambassador Bugailiskis, video 'Review of the year' and 'From Canada with Love/Avec Amour du Canada'.

2020-07-01 14:00 to 16:00 ICTThailand

Virtual Regional Canada Day celebration

2020-07-01 14:00 to 16:00 ICT | Thailand | Embassy of Canada in Bangkok

Canadian Chambers of Commerce in the Asian region in collaboration with Embassy of Canada to Thailand organize the regional virtual Canada Day celebration in Asia via Zoom platform! The event is open to all members of the Canadian community, Canadian Chambers of Commerce across the region, their friends, associates and the general public.

The Business room of the event is an opportunity to network with members of Canadian Chambers of Commerce across the region and to hear most recent updates, while at Social room, Embassy of Canada to Thailand staff will organize family friendly activities including some trivia quizzes to win some prizes. Attendees are encouraged to wear red, and they can also participate in the "Best Zoom background" competition!

2020-07-01Thailand

Ambassador Taylor's special interview with A Day Bulletin on Canada Day

2020-07-01 | Thailand | Embassy of Canada in Bangkok

Ambassador Taylor's interview will be published on A Day Bulletin Facebook page, and it will also be featured in its website.

2020-07-01 6:00 PSTUnited StatesSan Francisco

Commemoration Day Sunrise Ceremony

2020-07-01 6:00 PST | San Francisco, United States | Consulate General of Canada in San Francisco

Honour the Battle of the Somme with a sunrise ceremony tradition, hosted by US Branch #25 of the Royal Canadian Legion, representing the San Francisco Bay Area. While the first day of July is a celebration in most of Canada, for Newfoundland and Labrador it is also a day for sombre remembrance as it is also Commemoration Day (also known as Memorial Day), when we remember the tragically destructive events of July 1st, 1916.

2020-07-01 14:00 CDTUnited StatesMinneapolis

Canada and Minnesota: Canada Day Celebration

2020-07-01 14:00 CDT | Minneapolis, United States | Consulate General of Canada in Minneapolis

Honour the Battle of the Somme with a sunrise ceremony tradition, hosted by US Branch #25 of the Royal Canadian Legion, representing the San Francisco Bay Area. While the first day of July is a celebration in most of Canada, for Newfoundland and Labrador it is also a day for sombre remembrance as it is also Commemoration Day (also known as Memorial Day), when we remember the tragically destructive events of July 1st, 1916.

2020-07-01 15:30 CDTUnited StatesMinneapolis

Trivia for Canada Day

2020-07-01 15:30 CDT | Minneapolis, United States | Consulate General of Canada in Minneapolis

Join Ariel Delouya, Consul General of Canada in Minneapolis, and Mark Ritchie, Global Minnesota President, as they host an online conversation covering arts and culture, the important economic ties between Minnesota and Canada, a focused look at the Minnesota-Canada border, and the cooperative measures to protect our shared environment, specifically related to trans-boundary water management and climate protection.

2020-07-01United StatesWashington

Together Apart: Celebrating Canada Day

2020-07-01 | Washington, United States | Embassy of Canada in Washington

Celebrate Canada Day and the 50th anniversary of the opening of the Consulate General of Canada in Minneapolis with a friendly game of trivia! Over a Zoom happy hour, join others online and try your hand at Canada-themed trivia covering pop culture to politics to geography…and everything in between. Presented by Global Minnesota in partnership with the Consulate General of Canada in Minneapolis.

2020-06-30 to 2020-07-05Brazil

Canada Day 2020 in Brazil (in Portuguese)

2020-06-30 to 2020-07-05 | Brazil | Embassy of Canada in Brasilia

Canadian diplomatic representations in Brazil are offering a series of activities to celebrate Canada Day this year! These activities, under the theme #LoveFromCanada, will be shared on the Government of Canada social media accounts in Brazil on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

  • On the evening of June 30th, the iconic statue of Christ the Redeemer in Rio de Janeiro will be illuminated in the colors of the Canadian flag to mark Canada Day and convey love from Canada to the Brazilian people.
  • From July 1st to 5th, you will be able to participate in a series of presentations and discussions on Canada, on topics such as trade, diversity, education in Canada, tourism and culture. The full program is available on the website of the Brazil-Canada Chamber of Commerce (in Portuguese).
  • On July 2nd, we will launch two projects funded by the Government of Canada in Brazil in response to the pandemic. These aim to support the food security of the most needy communities in Rio de Janeiro and to offer online support services to women who are victims of or at risk of gender-based violence across Brazil.
2020-07-01Panama

Canada Day 2020

2020-07-01 | Panama | Embassy of Canada in Panama

Love from Canada is the official virtual Canada Day celebration across the world. Counting down to Canada Day, we will be presenting 12 iconic Canadian songs for the days leading up to July 1st. The selection of songs is a ‘sampler’ of the rich and well-established tradition of Canadian music that features a diverse geographic, stylistic and cultural representation in both official languages. We invite you to join us in this unique opportunity alongside our guest of honor Melanie Gall who has interpreted the 12 songs.

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