The Trenton Treffen, by Emily Fricker

Emily Fricker tells the story as she sees it of the Trenton Treffen!

Uns’r Kerweih 2022, by Joe Reiter

Lieve Schwowe, Lieve Leit,Unser geliebtes Kerweih feiere m’r in Trenton Heit.Aus dem Mutterland uns’r Vorfahre, feiere m’r diese Traditionen.Fur unsere Kinner und für alle kommenden Generationen. Dear Schwowe, family and friends, I am here to say,Our beloved Kirchweih we celebrate in Trenton today.From the Homeland of our forefathers we continue this tradition.For our children and … Continue reading Uns’r Kerweih 2022, by Joe Reiter

The 2022 Trenton Treffen is Finally Here!

Tonight, tomorrow, and Sunday 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. see map below) in Yardville for the Landestreffen der Donauschwaben USA hosted by the Trenton Donauschwaben. All the information you might need … Continue reading The 2022 Trenton Treffen is Finally Here!

A Kirchweihfest to be Held at the Trenton Treffen, by Marlene Fricker

If you haven’t been to Kirchweih in a long time, or you’ve never been, this is your chance! Don’t put it off until the “next time.”   I encourage you! You will not be disappointed! - Marlene Fricker

A Full Scheduled Labor Day Weekend with the Trenton Treffen & the Cannstatter Volksfest

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 Landestreffen this year hosted by our friends from the Trenton … Continue reading A Full Scheduled Labor Day Weekend with the Trenton Treffen & the Cannstatter Volksfest

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.

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.

Deutscher Tour by Emily Fricker

The United German Hungarian Schuhplattlers and friends traveled to Germany and Participated in the “Bayerischer Lowe 2008”.  The event was held on October 18th at the Heide Volen Gasthaus in Planegg, Munich.  Hosted by the Isar Gau, our group placed 6th out of 16 groups.