BSA Bukovina Fest 1994


Bukovina Society of the Americas
Sixth Annual Convention
Ellis and Hays, Kansas
July 14 – 17, 1994

Thursday, July 14 – VFW Club, Hays (22nd & U.S. 183)

6:00 p.m, Early bird social (Drinks and buffet available)

Friday, July 15 – Bukovina Society Headquarters, Ellis

9:30 a.m., Registration and coffee
10:00 a.m., Third annual meeting of the Association of Bukovina German Culture of Brazil. Video of their parade, opening ceremonies, foods, folk dances, songs, games, and religious celebration.
11:00 a.m., Prof. Marilyn Coffey “The orphan train children story”

1:30 p.m.

  • Steve Parke “Naming and Claiming our Cultural Heritage.”
  • Irmgard Ellingson “Enroute to Bukovina”
  • Paul Massier “The Baptist movement in Bukovina”
  • Panel for questions and discussion
  • Panel on Family Reunion planning

Knights of Columbus, Ellis

7:00 p.m., Fashion show of immigrant dress in 1800’s cosponsored by the Ellis County Historical Society
8:00 p.m., German Mixer, social & dance

Saturday, July 16 Bukovina Society Headquarters

9:30 a.m., Registration and coffee
10:00 a.m., Aura Lee Furgason, “Bukovina for Beginners”
11:00 a.m., Demonstration on making Hemetschwangers and pulling dough for strudel
11:30 a.m., Deutsch-Boemish federschleisse

1:30 p.m., Annual business meeting of the Bukovina Society
2:00 p.m., Historical Tour

American Legion Hall, Hays

6:00 p.m., Social Hour
7:00 p.m., German dinner
8:00 p.m., Buchenland Singers and Dancers
8:30 p.m. Dance

Sunday, July 17 – Bukovina Society Chapel

9:00 a.m. – Ecumenical Service

Jerald Aust will deliver the message.
Bukovina Gospel Band and singers

9:30 a.m., Coffee and adjournment

Microfilm from records of Fuerstenthal not available from LDS or other sources is to be available for researchers.