A reminder: The deadline for the annual AHSGR Storytelling Contest is fast approaching. All entries must be submitted by.
Among Germans from Russia, storytelling is an important oral and written tradition that ensures the continuation and enhancement of GR history and heritage among future generations of Germans from Russia. It is this tradition the contest helps promote.
Both youth and adults are welcome to participate. Stories can be either fiction or nonfiction. Winning stories are presented at the Folklore Symposium at the annual convention and prize money is awarded.
Details and entry forms are available on the AHSGR website and Facebook page.
Just follow instructions carefully and send all stories, completed forms, photos and other materials by email attachment to firstname.lastname@example.org or by regular mail to AHSGR Storytelling Contest, 631 D St., Lincoln, NE 68502-1199. Entry deadline is .
Winners and honorable mentions will be announced at the convention in Milwaukee, Wis., in August.