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.
Tag: Gauverband Nordamerika
Report From Our AGM, by Michael Fricker
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.
President’s Address – Christmas 2022
"I would like to take this opportunity to wish all our members and families a very Merry Christmas and a healthy, bright, and prosperous New Year." - Janet Fricker Malofiy
WATCH: Trachten-und-Schützenzug 2022
The video from the 2022 Trachten-und-Schuetzenzug, the Trachten portion of the Oktoberfest 2022 Opening parade is available to watch streaming free online. It is available at the link here:
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.
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.