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From: "Christopher Shaw" <>
Subject: [BANAT-L] re. Ulmer Schachtel
Date: Sun, 24 Jul 2011 10:48:27 +0200


Do you know when this celebration takes place each year?



Date: Sat, 23 Jul 2011 18:47:44 -0700

From: "Rosina T Schmidt" <>

Subject: [BANAT-L] Ulmer Schachtel

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Once a year at Ulm on the Danube, Germany, the Donauschwaben-Emigration to
the Crown Colony Banat of the Austrian Empire is being celebrated.



A real 'Ulmer Schachtel' is floated down the Danube. The celebrants in these
videos are wearing similar costumes as the emigrants some 300 years ago.



To enlarge the picture, click on the setting at the bottom on the right hand
side of your screen.



http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pOCMi4RihuY



Hope to see you in Mt. Angel,



Rosina

http://www.danube-swabians.org/treffen/






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