published by Karin Dean-Kraft on Sun, 06/26/2016 - 16:47
HTV Almfrieden of Steingaden is the host of the 93. Lechgau-Trachtenfest this year. The latest issue of the Heimat- und Trachtenbote had an article in it about the Verein and the city of Steingaden. The article is linked at the end of this post. Almfrieden was started in 1909, and they are hosting their 9th Lechgaufest. Their Vereinsfahne was blessed that same year and has been through two restorations.
published by Karin Dean-Kraft on Sun, 06/19/2016 - 00:45
How, you ask, will Gau-NA host the Bayerischer Löwe, especially since the other 12 Gauverbände who participate are all in Bayern? Well, we'll just do it there! Read more about this great proposal that 2. Gauvorplattler Rudy Leschke put together, presented at the Delegates Meeting, and that the delegates voted to do. It's part of the "Mini Minutes" article in the May issue of the Gauzeitung.
published by Rudy Leschke on Wed, 06/01/2016 - 18:47
Gauverband Nordamerika Participation at the Preisplatteln um den Bayerischen Löwen
This is the second of two posts/articles I am writing regarding Gauverband Nordamerika's trip to Steingaden this summer. The Preisplatteln um den Bayerischen Löwen is being hosted by the Lechgau Verein "Almfrieden" Steingaden the weekend AFTER the Lechgau Trachtenfest. Here's a summary of what to expect for this second weekend.
published by Karin Dean-Kraft on Wed, 06/01/2016 - 16:25
SGTV Edelweiss Buffalo, our host for the 2017 Gaufest, is pleased to announce that hotel reservations are open! Please go to www.edelweissbuffalo.com (also accessible from the "countdown" clock on the right) and select the "Gaufest" menu item on the far right tab. That will take you to our main Gaufest website. On that site select the "Hotels" tab and you will see the hotel reservation information. There is a link that you can use to reserve your rooms or you can call the hotels directly.
published by Robert Hugel on Wed, 05/11/2016 - 00:00
The new "Museum der Bayerischen Geschichte" in Regensburg is looking for original clothing (Lederhose, Janker, Jacket, Hut, Dirndl, Mieder, etc) to document the 19th century history of migration from Bavaria to the U.S. The clothing would be displayed in the new museum. It is not clear whether this would be a loan or a donation.