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10th Christkindl Market Kitchener
Opera York's 10th
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National Ballet of Canada
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Private Schools in Germany
Cardiovascular Disease
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Mexico Honors Beckenbauer
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Blackout Baby Boom
Identity Theft
Ontario Human Rights
Ontario Benefits from Skills

Carnival is back in business

by Helga Koch
pictures by Bert Koch

The Narrenzunft Concordia had their Gala-Opening of the Mardi Gras season 2006-2007 on November 11, 2006. The well-known M.C., Frank Wolf, guided the guests through the evening. Nine Mardi Gras societies from across south-western Ontario attended the event.


Narrenzunft Concordia   [photo: Bert Koch] Karin & Tony Diesler   [photo: Bert Koch]
Narrenzunft Concordia Karin & Tony Diesler
Albert Kergl & Hugh Turner, Narrhalla 58   [photo: Bert Koch] Wilfried Küster & Ulrich Müller, Treuer Husar Mississauga
Albert Kergl & Hugh Turner, Narrhalla 58 Wilfried Küster & Ulrich Müller, Treue Husaren Mississauga
Holly Henninger, Club Loreley   [photo: Bert Koch] Cornel Brüggemann & Alfred Halbig, 1. K.G. Ascendia
Holly Henninger, Club Loreley Cornel Brüggeman & Alfred Halbig, 1.K.G. Ascendia
Silvia Linder & Otto, Prinzengarde   [photo: Bert Koch] Manfred Grüning, Blau Weiß Sarnia
Silvia Linder & Otto, Prinzengarde Manfred Grüning,
Blau Wei
ß Sarnia
Steve Haas, Treuer Husar Toronto Guy Laplante, 1.K.G. Hansa Brampton
Steve Haas,
Treuer Husar Toronto
Guy Laplante,
1.K.G. Hansa Brampton

Blau-Weiss Sarnia, Narragonia Brantford, Narrhalla 58 Hamilton, Treuer Husar Mississauga. Treuer Husar Toronto, Hansa Brampton, Ascendia Hamilton, Ontario Prinzengarde, Lorelei Oshawa, as well as the President of the Concordia Club, Werner Schlüter and his wife Angela, Kitchener Councillor Christina Weylie and husband, Gerd and Ingrid Brachlow from radio CKPC 92.1 Brantford and Miss Concordia Alexandria Thoene.

Senior Garde Narragonia   [photo: Bert Koch] Junior Garde Narrenzunft   [photo: Bert Koch]
Senior Garde Narragonia Juniot Garde Narrenzunft

Special performances were presented by the Narrenzunft Kinder-garde, "Hawaiian Boogie", Juniorgarde, "Crabs in a bucket", a solo by the Narrenzunft Junior Funki, and the Garde from Narragonia Brantford.

The ABBA performance   [photo: Bert Koch]As a very special entertainment "A Tribute to ABBA" was presented by Celebrity Productions. The sang everything from "S.O.S. to "Take a chance on me" to the final song of the evening "Thank you for the music".

All In all it was a very entertaining evening with dance-music provided by the "Variation" band with Heinz Lindlau.


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