Hugs & Handshakes at the AGM of the Landesverband der Donauschwaben, by Werner Fricker III

Hugs and handshakes, beers and brats, and maybe of schnapps or two, were easy to find as we re-acquainted with our friends from across the country.

The Beginnings of Tradition (Part II), by Mike Stirm II

As a new member of our Cultural Group, I wanted to learn a bit about the history and how this amazing tradition began.

The Beginnings of Tradition (Part I), by Mike Stirm II

As a new member of our Cultural Group, I wanted to learn a bit about the history and how this amazing tradition began.

Cleveland Landestreffen in 3 Perspectives

This year we decided to ask three of our members to write short articles about out trip to Cleveland for the Landestreffen der Donauschwaben. We hope you enjoy reading these three perspectives below from three great writers, Marlene Fricker, Emma Walter, & Betty Wagner.

Spring Penny Party 2021 by Marlene Fricker

Entertainment Review: The Women’s Auxiliary of the United German Hungarians is happy to report that we were able to host a Spring Penny Party. This being our first Penny Party since the fall of 2019 due to COVID-19 restrictions, we are happy that we were able to get together.

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

German Hungarians of Philadelphia Attend 4. Welttreffen 

In the summer of 2006, I had the opportunity to talk my husband, Bill, into attending the Landestreffen of the Verband Der Donauschwaben, USA.  I truly wanted to see if bringing my children, Bill’s children, and of course all of the people younger than us at our club to this event, would awaken the interest … Continue reading German Hungarians of Philadelphia Attend 4. Welttreffen