published by Karin Dean-Kraft on Thu, 07/16/2015 - 21:50
From Gaujugendvertreterin Heidi von Recklinghausen: On Friday, July 31st from 1:30 p.m. – 4 p.m. Diane Meck and her committee from the Mid- Atlantic Region have planned a Kinder Zimmer. It will be held in the Gilpatrick Ballroom of the Hyatt Hotel. The purpose is to allow the children in attendance at the Gaufest to meet new friends. We all know many of us all met each other when we were kids and those friendships have been maintained over the years.
published by Karin Dean-Kraft on Sat, 07/11/2015 - 21:46
The Heimatabend at the Gaufest is a going to be a wonderful event showcasing the many talented singers, musicians, and dancers from Gauverband Nordamerika. See the schedule to find out what you can look forward to. After the Heimatabend, there's a Boarischer Tanz with terrific music by Siasswasser Tanzlmusi from Detroit. Thanks to our Gaumusikwart, Rick Michels, for his hard work on pulling the schedule together. See you there on Friday evening!
published by Karin Dean-Kraft on Sat, 07/11/2015 - 21:38
The July 1, 2015, issue of the Bayerischer Trachtenverband's Heimat- und Trachtenbote had a nice memorial write-up about Jerry & Marie Hugel of Schlierachtaler Stamm, NY. The couple certainly made their mark throughout the Bavarian community!
published by Rick Michels on Wed, 07/08/2015 - 23:14
The Gauheimatabend und Boarischer Tanz begins at 7:30 pm, Friday, July 31, in the Wisconsin Center, Ballroom D. An approximately 1 1/2 hour program of authentic Bavarian-alpine music and song will be performed by 13 different groups: everything from Alphorn to Zither & Ziach! The Boarischer Tanz begins immediately after the program with “Siasswasser Tanzlmusi” from Detroit providing the Tanzlmusi.
published by Rick Michels on Wed, 07/08/2015 - 23:02
If you have ever sung Annette Thoma’s “Deutsche Bauernmesse,” whether at a previous Gaufest or some other occasion, please consider joining us in Milwaukee. Practice for the Bauernmesse will take place at 2:30 Saturday, August 1, in Ballroom ABCD of the Wisconsin Center. Please make sure you come to practice in Festtracht, since there will be no time to run and change afterward. Mass begins at 4:30 in the same Ballroom. For more information, or if you have any questions, contact Rick Michels: r