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Tag: 28. Gaufest 2022-Atlantic City, NJ
Impressions of Gaufest, by Karin Schulz
Three years ago, I met seven members of the United German Hungarians on the cultural trip of a lifetime to Hungary and Romania. Over several meals and many glasses of wine, they told me all about their club and the many events that they participate in. Besides being active with the Donauschwaben, I learned that … Continue reading Impressions of Gaufest, by Karin Schulz
My First Gaufest, by Mike Stirm II
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
Where’s the Gaufest Liverwurst?, by Michael Fricker
If you have attended a Gaufest in the good old U. S. of A. I want you to think about what you think of as a Gaufest when you think of one. Maybe it’s the last one you went to (This year in Atlantic City for me). Maybe it’s the first one you went to … Continue reading Where’s the Gaufest Liverwurst?, by Michael Fricker
Post Gaufest Reflections, by Janet Malofiy
Our President, Janet Fricker Malofiy reflects on the 28. Gaufest and what it has meant to be a dancer, a club member, and a participant in "Gau" events over the years!
3rd Place in Gruppen Preisplatteln, 2022
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.
Dancing Around: Sommerfest at Brauhaus Schmitz, by Mike Stirm II
On Saturday, June 25, the United German Hungarian Cultural Group returned to Brauhaus Schmitz to help celebrate their 13th anniversary and Sommerfest. Mother Nature had halted our intended return in May, but on this day the sun was shining, and the sky was clear save for the occasional cloud that offered some welcome shade. There … Continue reading Dancing Around: Sommerfest at Brauhaus Schmitz, by Mike Stirm II
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.
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: