Entertainment Review: On Saturday, October 23, our Gala 110th Anniversary, held at the Cannstatter V.V. put on display and gathered together all that makes being 110-plus years old matter. It was easy also to see the threads and materials of our future success in the many aspects of our club life in action that evening. What follows is a review of the event written in sections by Karina Fricker and I.
I first encountered the United German Hungarians’ Cultural Group two years ago. I was sitting at a table with my family during Maifest at the Cannstatter. The group took the stage and began to do a partnered folk dance. I was struck by the grace of the dancers, the beauty of the music and the traditional dress. I felt pride for my German-Hungarian descent rise in me—and a desire to be part of what I was witnessing.
This article features a series of quotes from our members, guests, friends and families about our Gala Anniversary celebrating 110 Years!
Good evening and welcome to our 110th anniversary banquet. We were determined to celebrate this milestone and I am so happy that you are all here with us this evening. 110 years is a long time and in preparing for this event so much went through my mind. We have a rich history and a … Continue reading Remarks on our 110th Anniversary, by Janet Malofiy
Enjoy your big year, you’ve made us all proud!
I read a book recently that many times made me stop and think, so much so that I wanted to pull out a red pen to underline and star the passages so I could save them for a rainy Saturday morning like today when creativity strikes.
Our Gala Anniversary Banquet will be complete with cocktail hour, hors d’oeuvres, dinner, dessert, and four-hour open bar. Entertainment will be provided by die Heimatklänge Orchestra and the German-Hungarian Dancers. The Ticket price is $80.00 and black tie is preferred. It is shaping up to be a wonderful evening finally in 2021!
We had hoped to celebrate our 110th Anniversary Gala a few times since March of 2020. Now, we invite you to celebrate with us on October, 23 2021 at the Cannstatter Volksfest Verein in Philadelphia.
We are on our way and I am so happy communicate some good news to all of you! The news is that we are getting back to what we once called normal with a “Schedule of Events”!
The German Hungarians have a saying, you make your own fun. It could be extended to read “you make your own fun, despite whatever circumstances might be standing in opposition to what would conventionally be considered ‘fun.’” Recent times have been anything but conventional fun. The thing is, dear friends, if you make your own fun, it does … Continue reading United in Fun, by Michael Fricker