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Who is hosting the Bayerischer Löwe in 2018? We are! In Bayern, no less!

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.

Bayerischer Löwe July 21-24, 2016, Steingaden

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.

2017 Gaufest-Buffalo Hotel Reservation Line Open!

SGTV Edelweiss Buffalo, our host for the 2017 Gaufest, is pleased to announce that hotel reservations are open! Please go to (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.

Lechgaufest July 15-17, 2016, in Steingaden

Gauverband Nordamerika Participation in the 2016 Lechgau Trachtenfest, July 15-17, 2016, in Steingaden

Museum der Bayerischen Geschichte

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. 

For more information contact Dr. Margaretha Schweiger-Wilhelm

Or Gaubeisitzer Bob Hugel  

Gau-NA "Family Tree" Project

Gau-Beisitzer Christine Ott and Fritz Sheffler and I are undertaking a project that involves all the Gau-Vereine!  We're calling it the "Family Tree Project."  We want to find out who your Patenverein is and who your Paten-"Kinder" are.


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