Cultural & Schuhplattler Group

2020 - Kirchweihgruppe

The current Cultural Group was formed in 1965 to foster the continuance of the traditional and folk dances of our ethnic heritage. Our group is an accomplished ensemble performing several styles of dance, including Danube Swabian Folk Dances, Viennese Waltzes, Hungarian Czardas, Schuhplattler, and Contemporary Dances. Our Cultural Group consists of adults and children of all ages.


For more information on joining our group, please contact:

Cultural Group Chairman, Susi Hartmann at seppnsusi@aol.com

Schuhplattler Group Vorplattler, Alex Blank at blank4488@aol.com.

We can provide from two to six or more couples to perform at your festivals, banquets, restaurants, clubs or other events. To arrange a performance please contact:

Michelle McFadden at michellepaul5293@hotmail.com.


To read more about the history of our dance groups at the links below:


OUR SCHUHPLATTLER ACHIEVEMENTS

  • AT THE BI-ANNUAL GAUFEST COMPETITIONS:
    • Parsippany, New Jersey—1989: 14th place
    • Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada—1991: 6th place
    • Buffalo, New York—1993: 3rd place
    • Milwaukee, Wisconsin—1995: 3rd place
    • Newark, Delaware—1997: 3rd place
    • St. Paul, Minnesota—1999: 1st place
    • Ellenville, New York—2001: 4th place
    • Philadelphia, Pennsylvania—2003: 2nd place
    • Buffalo, New York—2005: 7th place
    • Hershey, Pennsylvania—2007: 1st place
    • Toledo, Ohio—2009: 5th place
    • Orlando, Florida—2011: 8th place
    • Sandusky, Ohio—2013: 6th place
    • Milwaukee, Wisconsin—2015: 4th place
    • Buffalo, New York—2017: 4th Place
    • Washington, DC—2019: 4th Place
  • AT THE BAYERISCHEN LÖWEN COMPETITIONS:
    • Ingolstadt, Bavaria, Germany—2003: 5th place
    • Planegg, Munich, Germany—2008: 6th place
  • INDIVIDUAL ADULT ACHIEVEMENTS:
    • Hershey, PA —2007
      • Janet & Sasha Malofiy (Ages 35-49) : 1st place
    • Sandusky, OH—2013:
      • Allysa Reiter & Werner Fricker III (Ages 16-34) : 3rd Place
    • Buffalo, NY—2017:
      • Kyra Malofiy (Ages 12-15): 2nd Place
      • Paul Ulrich Jr. & Janet Malofiy (Ages 34-49): 1st Place
    • Washington, DC—2019:
      • Jakob Hubert (Ages 12-15): 2nd Place
      • Paul Ulrich Jr. (Ages 35-49): 1st Place
      • Janet Malofiy (Ages 50-59): 2nd Place