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.
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.
There are an abundance of Oktoberfest Celebrations this weekend on 9/17 - 9/19!
As a Club we will be attending the "Labor Day Volksfest," on Sunday, September 5 at the Cannstatter Volksfest Verein (9130 Academy Road, Philadelphia, PA 19114
As a Club we will be attending the "Tag der Donauschwaben," on Sunday August 29 at the Danube Swabian Association of Philadelphia and Vicinity (1277 Southampton Road, Philadelphia, PA 19116)
Our friends from the Trenton Donauschwaben always seem to be up to some bit of fun and if you aren't clued into them you should be!
Michael N. Fricker editorializes on the history of communication of the German Hungarians, the legacy of the "Monthly Progress," and the redesign of this website, ughclub.us
I remember when we sold the property and the building in Neshaminy Falls, a few well meaning, but small-minded folks did not understand why we would do such a thing and even assumed the settlement of that transaction as a death knell for the United German Hungarians of Philadelphia and Vicinity. I do not seek out these I-told-you-so-moments, but … Continue reading All in a Soccer Sunday, by Michael Fricker
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”!
So, at this point I pray for the health and safety of all of you and that very soon the day will come where we can gather over food, beverages, music, dance and camaraderie!