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.

EVTG Stammtisch in 1985

The Enzian Volkstanzgruppe & the Delaware Saengerbund, by Michael Fricker

Now as we work towards the reality of hosting a new Gaufest in 2025, we do it with new partnerships of old friends, and set forth towards making new memories. It is important, that we introduce to our members & readers and learn about our friends from the First State.

The Beginnings of Tradition (Part I), by Mike Stirm II

As a new member of our Cultural Group, I wanted to learn a bit about the history and how this amazing tradition began.

3rd Place in Gruppen Preisplatteln, 1997

From our "Monthly Progress" Archive: NEWARK, DE - We were now anxious. The Denver and the New York groups had placed in the top three often. We had worked so hard, would we place in the top three? And then the name UNITED GERMAN HUNGARIANS - Third Prize!!!