All the Details for the 2022 Landestreffen are at www.trentontreffen.com

Before we know if the weekend of September 2-4 will be here and so many of us will be descending on the Trenton, NJ area. More specifically we will be at the German American Society (215 Uncle Pete's Road, Yardville NJ 08691) in Yardville. "The Treffen is a great time for younger generations as well … Continue reading All the Details for the 2022 Landestreffen are at www.trentontreffen.com

There’s a Fresh Coat of Paint Over at www.donauschwabenusa.org

We received notice this week from Renée Stein, the webmaster for the Landesverband der Donauschwaben U.S.A. has been updated with a new look and more information.

red, red paprika by Michael N. Fricker

An ‘Ode’ to Paprika, by Michael Fricker

You might just say we can't get enough of the stuff. I used to say, “Paprika makes everything better.” It was mostly tongue in cheek but when I really contemplate the idea there isn’t much, I can think of that it would not improve.

Rosemarein & the 2021 Kirchweihfest, by Michael Fricker

Entertainment Review: We connect our own memories and feelings from a young age of our club, our friends, or our family. When we gather each year for the Kirchweihfest I hope each of us takes a moment to reflect on all of these traditions and on the symbols of them.

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KIRCHWEIHFEST: Make Your Reservations Today!

You can hear the music, steady, sure, and quiet at first but growing louder as you get close. Cheers from young voices and ones young at heart bring smiles to your faces. These people are gathered for the Kirchweihfest and you will not want to miss it!

A Cultural Exchange with the United German Hungarians

A series of meetings taking place periodically discussing topics surrounding our ethnic Danube Swabian culture, our club, and our people. Meetings are held by zoom. Please contact me.fricker@hotmail.com to sign up. See the latest updates about these meetings here. Topics We have discussed Previously: Maps of Back HomeBack to the Banat by Victor WendlThe Julius … Continue reading A Cultural Exchange with the United German Hungarians

A History of Our People by Werner Fricker Jr.

by Werner Fricker Jr. The United German Hungarians were founded in Philadelphia in 1910. The Club originally founded as the Banater Männerchor by Germans from the Banat Region grew swiftly and many smaller clubs began to form associations of families from individual towns and villages in Banat. Associations from the Batschka, Srem, and the Carpathian … Continue reading A History of Our People by Werner Fricker Jr.