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.

Dancing Around: GTV Almrausch Stiftungsfest, by Emma Walter

We couldn’t have asked for nicer weather as we attended the GTV Almrausch 97. Stiftungsfest on Saturday, June 4th, it was a night filled with friendship and dancing. It’s events like this that allow us to pick up where we left off with our friends and fellow Trachtlers.

Dancing Around: Wurst Bierfest at German American Society in Trenton, by Chrissy Martini

This past Sunday our dance group had the opportunity to perform at the German American Society’s 5th Annual Wurst Bierfest in Trenton, NJ.

Schedule – Dance Group 2022

Our group brings German folk dancing not only to the German American community, but to all our friends and neighbors regardless of ethnic background. Checkout our schedule:

Hugs & Handshakes at the AGM of the Landesverband der Donauschwaben, by Werner Fricker III

Hugs and handshakes, beers and brats, and maybe of schnapps or two, were easy to find as we re-acquainted with our friends from across the country.

The Beginnings of Tradition (Part II), 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.

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.