L to R: (on stair) Adam Dickmann, John McFadden, Jason Noel, John Reiter (Ehrenvorplattler), Nick Walter, Bob Walter, Alex Blank (1. Vorplattler), Dino Jakovasic (Musikwart), Joe Reiter, Michael Fricker (Archivar), Jakob Hubert, Werner Fricker III (2. Vorplattler), Sasha Malofiy, Bill Galgon (Honorary President), John Hubert, Chris Deely, Jaxon Olszewski, Danny Galgon; (center back row) Allysa … Continue reading A Review of Gaufest in Sandusky, OH by Karina Fricker & Michael Fricker
SANDUSKY, OH - On Sunday, July 16 the United German Hungarians were announced as the 3rd place winner of the Gruppen Preisplatteln competition held at the 29. Gaufest hosted by STV Bavaria at the Kalahari Resort. Our team consisted of six couples.
In Norse mythology, Valhalla is a glorious hall where the greatest warriors feast, drink, and compete every day. When I walked into the Main Ballroom of Harrah’s Conference Center on Friday night of Gaufest, this is what came to my mind. A sea of Trachtlers filled the room. I had never seen so many in … Continue reading My First Gaufest, by Mike Stirm II
ATLANTIC CITY, NJ - On Sunday, July 10 the United German Hungarians were announced as the 3rd place winner of the Gruppen Preisplatteln competition held at the 28. Gaufest hosted by Edelweiss Passaic.
It was a wonderful day for all who attended, and everyone is looking forward to seeing each other again in July at the 28. Gaufest in Atlantic City, NJ.
Entertainment Review: From the looks on the faces of the children on that July 20, it is evident that the future in schuhplattler in the United States is and will continue to be strong.