In 2025 The Enzian Volkstanzgruppe of Newark, Delaware & the United German Hungarians will host the 30. Gaufest at the Delaware Saengerbund, on July 3-6! As members of the Gauverband Nordamerika, our two clubs participate in the Gaufest celebrations regularly and have each hosted a Gaufest previously in 1997 and 2003 respectively. The Gauverband preserves and perpetuates the cultural heritage of Bavaria … Continue reading Everything We Know (so far) about the 30. Gaufest in 2025
Many great people have made the German Hungarians richer by playing the musical part.
Our group brings German folk dancing not only to the German American community, but to all our friends and neighbors regardless of ethnic background. We also attend and celebrate with local, regional, and national organizations of fellow dance groups and German-American Clubs & Societies.
would like to highlight certain specific announcements, and moments that happened that evening which I believe show the strength of our club at its current state.
On Thursday, October 6 we had the chance to perform at the Cescaphe Ballroom for a Graphics awards dinner and instead of a long-written recap, this version of "Dancing Around" will let the photos we have from the evening speak for themselves!
A few of our gals got up early to make it onto the Fox 29 and PHL 17 news in Philadelphia with Brauhaus Schmitz!
This past weekend, 9 of our active dancers were very busy keeping up appearances with two dance jobs while majority of the group was in Germany.
Most of our interactions and dealings with the First German Sport Club Phoenix happen on the soccer field or in meetings about the soccer administration. Yes, from time to time our members attend each other's events and enjoy them quite a bit. We typically also both take part in the Steuben Parade in Philadelphia as … Continue reading Dancing Around: Phoenix 95th Anniversary & Oktoberfest, by Michael Fricker
On Friday, and Saturday, September 9 and 10 respectively my friends in the Delaware Saengerbund and the Enzian Volkstanzgruppe many times expressed excitement that "my people" or "my club" was to be coming and dancing on Sunday. Well, when the day finally came, it wasn't the greatest weather of the weekend. The rain came down … Continue reading Dancing Around: A Couple of Sets, Lots of Wurst and Even More Friends at the Delaware Saengerbund
I don’t know how many are really familiar with our club By-Laws. What today encompasses our dance groups of any and all ages is outlined near the end of the document under Article XVII. The subtitle of that article is “Children’s Cultural Group.” This article includes six numbered by-laws outlining the purpose, function, and coordination … Continue reading No, We Don’t Have a “Kindergruppe.” by Michael Fricker