The Cleveland Donauschwasbe Blaskapelle (brass band) performed in the German Cultural Garden in Cleveland to celebrate the 99th year of the Cleveland Cultural Gardens.
As people gathered in the German Cultural Garden in Cleveland in front of the huge Goethe-Schiller statue, band director Julie explained that they are the house band at Lenau Park for the German Cultural Club.
Band Director Julie
They began with this medley.
The Cleveland Donauschwäbische Blaskapelle (brass band) played a polka at the celebration of the 99th year of the Cleveland Cultural Gardens. Band director Julie explained that the band also plays Czech, Slovenian and Hungarian songs as well as German and they are the house band at Lenau Park for the German Cultural Club. The Donauschwabens are a people that settled near the Danube River and later named Danube Swabians. The Danube Swabians continued to speak German and keep their German traditions alive.
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This polka featured Sam on vocal.
As you may have seen on the first page, the Cleveland Donauschwasbe Blaskapelle played the national anthems of the United States and Germany to begin the celebration of the 99th year of the Cleveland Cultural Gardens.
Thank you to the wonderful Cleveland Donauschwasbe Blaskapelle for their performance.
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People at the 99 Red Balloons in the German Cultural Garden event
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