Celebrating our 90th Year!
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Based in Philadelphia, the G.T.V. Almrausch is one of the oldest Schuhplattler Vereine in North America.
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GTV Almrausch Ehrentanz in KonigsbrunnTwenty-three members of the GTV Almrausch travelled this past summer to Konigsbrunn, Germany to participate in the Bayerischer Loewe competition and Gautrachtenfest. We joined about 3000 of our fellow Trachtler from Germany to participare in the Bayerische Loewe competition on Saturday. All of the North American winners from the Cleveland Gaufest last year were invited to participate. Sunday was the Gautrachtenfest. We participated in a parade through the town to the outdoor church service and then paraded back to the Festzelt (Fest tent) for the afternoon festivities. Most exciting was that we were invited to perform an Ehrentanz on Sunday afternoon in the Festzelt! In the history of the GTV Almrausch this has never happened. We have never performed in Germany. As we are in our 90th year we cannot think of a better way to begin our 90th Anniversary celebration!
Video courtesy of Michael Pregler