December 2023 Newsletter - German Club Manila

December 2023 Newsletter

December 2023 Newsletter

Manila, 1st of December 2023
Dear Members,.Just like that, we are already in the last month of this year. We hope that  you get to make the most of the remaining weeks in the year to accomplish personal or work goals and spend your time with family..To recap, last month, on November 4, we had Internations which welcomed a number of members from the community in the Club. Today, December 1, also marks the last day for submissions of the Magkaisa Mabini Art Collection contest. Last November 9, the Club and Brumms Quality Wines hosted Simply Red: the German Club Red Wine Tasting event where attendees were able to try a curated selection of red wine from different countries. On November 17-18, we held the 13th Asian SKAT Masters Tournament where over 40 players from multiple countries came to win the tournament, congratulations to all our winners! Also last November 16-18, the German Club was part of Mabuhay Germany held in World Trade Center. Lastly, yesterday, November 30, there was a Joint Maritime Committee Meeting.
As we are now in the month of December, please note that the Club is currently quite fully booked with private and corporate events. With that, we highly encourage everyone to make a reservation to dine in the restaurant especially if you are interested in going at night to ensure that you have a table.
For this month, as you’ve seen, we have started featuring our Christmas specials which will be available until Friday, December 22, 2023. Enjoy this menu with our cocktail of the month which is Glühwein or mulled wine for only ₱290.
Looking at this month for sports, on Saturday, December 2, and Saturday, December 9, 2023, the Club will be showing Bundesliga. Note that on December 16, there will be no showing of Bundesliga as the Member’s Christmas Dinner will happen at the same time.
As for the golf group, this December 2 & 3, 2023, they will hold their Annual Championship in Mount Malarayat Golf & Country Club. Then on December 15, the German Club cup will be held at Manila Golf. For those interested in learning more about the golf group, you can find their website linked here.
Happening next Saturday, December 9 will be the Children’s Nikolaus Party! All the fun for just PHP 650 per parent/adult (inclusive of buffet), PHP 250 for kids 3 years old and above, and free of charge for children below 3 years old.For parents who wish for St. Nikolaus to present gifts and reveal secrets out of St. Nikolaus’ Diary, please email the “content of reading” to and send the gifts to the Club no later than Thursday, December 7, 2023.For all attending, make each child attending fills up their Letter to St. Nikolaus which can be found here. Please email the accomplished form to on or before Thursday, December 7, 2023.
To interested parties, Magkaisa Mabini Art Collection’s exhibit: “Affordable Art” will be only be available for viewing and sale until December 10, 2023. To view the full list of paintings, kindly click the flyer below. Do note that some paintings have already been reserved or sold. Reach out to our dining team regarding any paintings you are interested in.
All of you are invited to join us at the Members’ Christmas Dinner on Saturday, December 16, 6:30 PM. For PHP 1,500 enjoy Christmas favorites such as Grilled Christmas Goose, Free Flowing Wine, and acoustic entertainment. Reserve your slot now!
On Friday, December 22, 2023, we will have Die Feuerzangenbowle, our traditional cocktail drinking and viewing of the 1944 German classic comedy film of the same name. For interested parties, reserve your slot by emailing us at
To show appreciation to the team here in the Club, we are reaching out to you, our members, to pledge any amount you see fit to give back to our team. Any amount you pledge will be added on top of the regular Christmas assessment per member.Find the link to the return slip here.
Our Christmas treats are still available for purchase, make sure to check them out while supplies last!
Meet the Team!
A familiar face to many, Archie, our head waiter, is the longest serving member of the dining team. With 23 years of experience here in the Club, he proves to be a valuable member of the team. With his strong personality, he influences the team to not only work on their expertise in the dining area but to also learn from other people from the team with more unfamiliar tasks.
Thank you all for this amazing year, we hope to see your continued support again next year!

Kindly check our online Club calendar via the Website or follow us on Facebook to stay updated on special offers and events.To our Members who wish to advertise their companies in our upcoming January 2024 Newsletter, please email us at or

Sebastian Wegener
House Committee Chairman
Michael Ducke

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