BSA Bukovina Fest 2022

Bukovina Society of the Americas

Celebrating the 33rd Anniversary of the  Society
Ellis and Hays, Kansas
September 15 – 17, 2022


The Bukovina Society has established September 15-17, 2022 for the next convention in Ellis and Hays, Kansas.
Interesting and entertaining presentations on our Bukovina heritage will span the three days and evenings.
There are no registration fees, but advance reservations will assist facility and food planning.
In the event of another Covid travel problem before the fest, we will quickly inform people thru this site.
Personal email notices will be sent to those pre-registered.
If presenters encounter travel problems, Power Point presentations may substitute.
Friday afternoon and Saturday events will be located at:
The Venue, 2704 Vine St., Hays KS
www.thirstysgrillandpub.com/thevenue
Please respond via the email or postal address, above right.


Projected BukovinaFest 2022 Highlights
(Times, locations and names of presenters will be added as confirmed)

Thursday, September 15, 2022
1:00 p.m. BSA Headquarters, Ellis, KS

· Photo display and sharing by attendees, Becky Hageman
. Google a tour of your ancestral village, Tim Flax (Requests made in advance)
. Genealogy workshop, Doug Reckmann (Presentation and advance requests from attendees)
· Early bird social and dinner, Ellis Country Club

Friday, September 16, 2022
9:00 a.m. BSA Museum, Ellis, KS

· Coffee and conversation
. Continuation of Thursday events if requested
· The saga of a refugee in the 1940s, Fritz Kramer

1:00 p.m. The Venue, Hays, KS

· Furstenthal, One of the prime villages, Becky Hageman
. Tour of Massirer home villages, Laura Scott
· Annual business meeting of the Bukovina Society
· Social and dinner, Al Lang

Saturday, September 17, 2022
9:00 a.m. The Venue, Hays, KS

· Coffee and opening remarks
· Bukovina organizations in Germany
· Czernowitz to Sydney
· Early day farming, Van Massirer
· Bukovina tour
· Social and dinner, Al Lang