Happy Independence Day from the German Hungarians 🇺🇸

“And I'm proud to be an American, where at least I know I'm free And I won't forget the men who died, who gave that right to me And I'd gladly stand up next to you and defend her still today 'Cause there ain't no doubt I love this land! God bless the U.S.A.” 🇺🇸❤️ … Continue reading Happy Independence Day from the German Hungarians 🇺🇸

The German Hungarians & The Schuhplattler

Recently a question came to my committee about how the German Hungarians got to be dancers in the Schuhplattler style and members of the Gauverband Nordamerika. Below are selections from our various written histories telling that story.

Behind Our Name: Part V, by Michael Fricker

In part IV, we discussed the various buildings that our club has called home and the names we gave them. Now this month we will finally tell the story of how our club went from the Banater Männerchor to the United German Hungarians of Philadelphia and Vicinity.

2021-2022 Season Recap: Major Women, by Michelle McFadden

Our women’s team ended the Fall strong in second place within the league. Our spring season, we came out with two wins and three losses, placing us fifth in the league to finish. Definitely not the results we wanted overall, but after much discussion with the administration of the team and key players who have … Continue reading 2021-2022 Season Recap: Major Women, by Michelle McFadden

Speaking about the 2021-2022 Major Team Season

Jason Karasow , our Major Team Head Coach wrote up an extensive review of the recent season. Along with it he asked a few of our players to give their thoughts. These seemed to me to fit better on their own:

2021-2022 Season Recap: Major Team, by Jason Karasow

It’s difficult recapping our season because we did some really good things, had some disappointing moments, didn’t quite achieve the goals we laid out coming into the season, but had a strong spring which hopefully with be a good foundation for the fall. So, after writing and reading that I guess you could say we … Continue reading 2021-2022 Season Recap: Major Team, by Jason Karasow

Behind Our Name: Part IV, by Michael Fricker

A club is not a building. It is not a field or a stadium. It is not a bar, a dance floor or a grove. A club is a social gathering of people around common feelings, ideas or goals. You, the members are and always were the club. Naturally, a club needs a gathering place and we have had a variety that we have given numerous names.