BSA Bukovina Fest 1989


Ellis, Kansas July 19 – 22, 1989

WEDNESDAY, July 19 -Ellis High School

7:00 p.m. Program

  • Welcome/Introductions
  • “Bukovina’s Early History,” Paul Polansky Schneller, Murcia, Spain
  • “Bukovina: An Historical Overview,” Dr. Sophie Welisch, New York
  • The Bukovina Society of the Americas,” Irmgard Hein Ellingson, Ossian, Iowa
  • Canadian Bukovina Settlements – Fr. Alfred Hickey Huebenig, Mexico City Reception

THURSDAY, July 20 – Ellis High School

9:00-11:30 a.m. Genealogy Workshop/Information Sharing
1:00-5:00 p.m. Genealogy Workshop/Information Sharing
7:00 p.m. Program

  • “Multicultural Bukovina,” Dr. Sophie Welisch
  • “Bukovina German Emigration,” Irmgard Hein Ellingson
  • Local Genealogy: Roy Kerth, Nebraska
  • Panel: Dr. Welisch, Paul Polansky Schneller and Fr. Alfred will respond to audience questions about Bukovina.
  • Reception

FRIDAY, July 21 – Ellis High School

9:00-11:30 a.m. – Genealogy Workshop/Information Sharing
1:00 p.m., Tour of Ellis County History (Bus Courtesy of Hays Club)
7:00 p.m. Program

  • 40th Annual Convention of the Bukovina Society of Germany Report: Oren Windholz, Hays and Frau Irma Bornemann, Stuttgart, West Germany
  • Slides and Report: “Bukovina Today,” Paul Polansky Schneller
  • Musical Heritage: Lawrence Weigel, Hays
  • Reception

SATURDAY, July 22 – Ellis High School

3:00 p.m. – Bukovina Society of the Americas Meeting
4:00 p.m. – Ecumenical Heritage Service – Father Alfred – Rev. Wayne Ellingson – Father Paulinus Karlin
5:30-6:30 p.m. – St. Mary’s Gymnasium Social Hour (Beer. pop, and ice provided, BYOB)
6:30 p.m. – German dinner – Darrell Seibel, speaker, St. Mary’s Gymnasium
8:30 p.m. – 25th Anniversary Hochzeit: Reinhold and Margaret Boschowitzki, Ellis Braut Lied – Traditional Wedding March
9:00 p.m. – Bukovina German music performances and dance