published by Karin Dean-Kraft on Sun, 01/18/2015 - 22:51
Holzhacker Buam Chicago will be hosting the 25. Mittelwest Bezirksfest on March 20-21. The link contains a welcome letter, hotel information, ticket information, and Jugend Einzelplatteln registration forms. If you're not part of the informal Mittelwest Bezirk, you can still attend! Advanced registration is required. It's a great weekend of Trachtenkameradschaft! Link to all Documents
published by Karin Dean-Kraft on Thu, 11/13/2014 - 01:19
The fall issue of the Gauzeitung, which will have a great pictorial of the Oktoberfest in München, is still in the works. The past couple of months have turned out to be a bit of a challenge for me, and unfortunately I’m far behind on Gau-work. But the issue will be out soon… truly! After that, on to the Christmas issue. Which brings me to asking for your Christmas ads from both individuals and Vereine. This year, the issue will again be in beautiful color. The prices are: 1/8 page $30; ¼ page $60; ½ page $90, & full page $150. The deadline to submit an ad is December 15. Send t
published by Carolyn Marquardt on Sat, 11/08/2014 - 20:23
September 22, 2014 - Gauverband Nordamerika Vereine performed in the Festzelt Tradition in the Oide Wiesn at the Munich Oktoberfest. Much preparation by 2.Gauvorplattler Rudi Leschke, Gaumusikwart Rick Michels and Gaupressewartin Karin Dean, went into getting ready for this day. Because of the 100th Anniversary of Edelweiss, Chicago and the 50th Anniversary of Gauverband Nordamerika we were invited by the Festing München e.V.
published by Carolyn Marquardt on Mon, 11/03/2014 - 19:55
We are pleased to announce that the registration website for 25.Gaufest in Milwaukee will go live TODAY!!! Vereine Adminstrators, you should have already received an email from our Webmaster, Steve Schultz.
published by Carolyn Marquardt on Thu, 10/16/2014 - 20:40
Photo Hans Menzinger: front from left Renate Koch, Max Bertl, Peter Eicher and Andreas Tax. back from left Walter Weinzierl, Marcus Gasteiger, Heldgard Hoffmann, Rudi Dietz, Günter Frey (Vorsitzender der Bayerishen Trachtenjugend)
published by Carolyn Marquardt on Thu, 10/09/2014 - 23:38
A DVD about the Bayerischen Trachtenverband was presented to Tom Vogt, 1.Gauvorstand and Walter Wieand, Ehrengauvorstand by Max Bertl, 1.Vorstand des Bayerischen Trachtenverband, Otto Dufter and Hildegard Hoffmann at the Oide Wiesn September 22, 2014. The English version of the DVD was the idea of Hans Menzinger "for our international friends". Photographs and video are from the Archiv Bayerischer Trachtenverband e.V., Archiv Trachtenverein Weilheim e.V., Anton Hötzelsperger, Wolfgang Lehmann, Hans Menzinger and Josef Schmidbauer. Moderators on the DVD are Evi Lell and Walter Sirch. The