In this guest blog, Christoph Mücher, Director of Wunderbar Together, writes about his experience getting immersed in Pennsylvania Dutch culture at the 70th annual Kutztown Folk Festival in Kutztown, PA.
This year, as a part of Wunderbar Together, a group of 14 junior firefighters and 3 supervisors from the Jugendfeuerwehr Haverlah in Lower Saxony, Germany joined their American counterparts for Camp Fahrenheit 516 in Nassau County, New York.
“Show Me Your Shelves!” is a dynamic exhibition designed to foster artistic dialogue between Black artists from Germany and the United States. The exhibit is featured in Detroit, Michigan and Houston, Texas this year as a part of Wunderbar Together.
Worhippers folled a service in Pennsylvania Dutch dialect as part of this year’s Kutztown Folk Festival that took up quarters in the heart of Pennsylvania Dutch country for its 70th time!
The world-famous Quilt Barn at the Kutztown Folk Festival auctioned off many handcrafted designs that demonstrated the traditional artisan craftwork of the region. This was the 70th time that the annual festial took place in the heart of Pennsylvania Dutch country!