"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
"Each time I travel to Germany with my German Hungarian family I create lasting memories and enhance the bonds we share. So, no trip is better than any other because all hold special memories and experiences and I hope it is not too long before we have our next adventure!" - Nichole deely
Hi there! Grab a comfy seat, maybe a glass of Riesling, and get ready to read! Some of our traveling members put their pens to paper in order to archive and reminisce on our wonderful adventure to Germany in September. Our trip, planned mostly by Marlene Fricker and Karen David, with LOTS of help from … Continue reading GH in Germany PART 1: Munich & 2022 Oktoberfest Parade
On Thursday, October 6 we had the chance to perform at the Cescaphe Ballroom for a Graphics awards dinner and instead of a long-written recap, this version of "Dancing Around" will let the photos we have from the evening speak for themselves!
A few of our gals got up early to make it onto the Fox 29 and PHL 17 news in Philadelphia with Brauhaus Schmitz!
This past weekend, 9 of our active dancers were very busy keeping up appearances with two dance jobs while majority of the group was in Germany.
Most of our interactions and dealings with the First German Sport Club Phoenix happen on the soccer field or in meetings about the soccer administration. Yes, from time to time our members attend each other's events and enjoy them quite a bit. We typically also both take part in the Steuben Parade in Philadelphia as … Continue reading Dancing Around: Phoenix 95th Anniversary & Oktoberfest, by Michael Fricker
On Friday, and Saturday, September 9 and 10 respectively my friends in the Delaware Saengerbund and the Enzian Volkstanzgruppe many times expressed excitement that "my people" or "my club" was to be coming and dancing on Sunday. Well, when the day finally came, it wasn't the greatest weather of the weekend. The rain came down … Continue reading Dancing Around: A Couple of Sets, Lots of Wurst and Even More Friends at the Delaware Saengerbund
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:
I first encountered the United German Hungarians’ Cultural Group two years ago. I was sitting at a table with my family during Maifest at the Cannstatter. The group took the stage and began to do a partnered folk dance. I was struck by the grace of the dancers, the beauty of the music and the traditional dress. I felt pride for my German-Hungarian descent rise in me—and a desire to be part of what I was witnessing.