published by Karin Dean-Kraft on Wed, 09/21/2016 - 17:56
It's already time to start on the next issue of the Gauzeitung! October 1 is the deadline to submit articles, short announcements, and pictures. Send them to Gauzeitung@yahoo.com. Were you at the Lechgaufest or Bayerischer Löwe in Steingaden this summer? Here's an easy way to share your impressions with your fellow Gau-NA members. Click on the Survey link and fill out the short form.
published by Karin Dean-Kraft on Thu, 09/15/2016 - 23:44
Many of you have been enjoying the Oberbaierische Festtäg- und Alte Bräuch- Kalender for some or all of the last almost 30 years of its publication. You may not know that the beautiful large format calendar is the inspiration of a great couple, Matthias “Hias” and Brigitte Raab. The whimsical artwork throughout the issue is thanks to artist Hias; the couple’s love of Heimat shows through on every page. They travel all over to get many of the wonderful photos, participating in Feste throughout Bayern.
published by Walter Kraft on Thu, 09/15/2016 - 20:06
The Gauverband Nordamerika established the Paul Ulrich Sr Scholarship Program at the request of and support by the Ulrich Family and other contributions to provide financial assistance through annual scholarships to university, college, trade school, or independent study to students involved in the promotion of Bavarian and Tyrolean cultural heritage. If you are interested in participating in this opportunity, please review the eligibility guidelines on the attached document and, if eligible, complete and submit the attached Application Fo
published by Karin Dean-Kraft on Thu, 08/18/2016 - 21:29
Come celebrate with us! GTEV D'Fröhliche Schuhplattler, St. Louis, is hosting a 40th Anniversary Celebration with live music and dancing, dinner, and drinks. The date is Nov. 19, 2016, from 5:30 pm to 11 pm at Stegton Regency Banquet Center, 1450 Wall Street, St. Charles, Missouri 63303. The $35 ticket includes dinner and open bar. Read more about the celebration and what's happening for those arriving the day before at this link. Accommodations will be at the Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott, St.
published by Karin Dean-Kraft on Fri, 08/12/2016 - 13:42
“God Bless Bavaria: Trachtler in Amerika” is the title of a 7-page article in the Summer 2016 issue of the Bavarian journal MUH. Remember the Bayerischer Rundfunk radio article about our Gaufest last year done by Barbara Leidl? That was the start of the MUH article, with Editor Josef Winkler augmenting the text with information gleaned from the Gaufest issue of the Gauzeitung.