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Folk-Dance and Costume Group

Chronicle of the Folk-Dance and Costume Group “De Beekscheepers”

1904
Between the 24 and 25 September the “1. Niedersächsisches Trachtenfest” (1st Traditional Costume Festival of Lower Saxony) takes place in Scheessel and around 10.000 guests from all over the province Hannover are joining it. The Bremen society “Niedersachsenrunde”, founded by Ludwig Roselius, is the organizer of this event, also the artist Ernst Müller-Scheeßel is a Member of this company. Because of this festival, the Homeland Society Heimatverein Scheessel is founded one year later.


1926
First official mention of the Theater group


1933
The official naming of the Theater group as “De Beekscheepers”,
later changed to “De Scheesseler Beekscheepers”


1949
Division of the group into the Theater group and the Dance group.


1950
The first official performance of the Dance group at the “Second Plattdeutsch Convention” in Bremen


1956
Karl-Heinz Behrens becomes the 1st Chairman


50-60’
s - Contact established with other Dance and Costume groups in Lower Saxony and in other areas of the West German Republic


1969
The building and dedication of the Sheep fold or “Sheep stall” as a practice and meeting place on the grounds of the Homeland Society (Heimatverein).


1973
The division of the Society into two separate organizations, both having the same objectives.

0000
The group name “Dance and Costume Group De Beekscheepers e.V.” was officially entered into the recognized club/society listing in the District court of Rotenburg.
Helmut Behrens became the 1st chairman.


1974
Establishment of the children’s group by Klaus Witte who led the group.


1975
The “1st International Beeke-Trachtenfest” was held.


1977
Establishment of the Young People’s Group by Klaus Witte who led the group.

0000
The Beekscheepers were awarded the “European Prize for Folk Art” from the Alfred Toepfer Foundation FVS.


1978
Foundation of the german CIOFF®-section with constitutive meeting in Scheessel. The Beekscheepers belong to the founding members.


1979
The book, “Lüttje Burdeern von'n Dörpen” (Little Farmer’s Daughter from the Village) was published by Gisela Wulf-Behrens.
Unfortunately this book has not been translated into English.

0000
Foundation of the Landestrachtenverbandes Niedersachsen (Costume Union of Lower Saxony).
Again the Beekscheepers are founding members.


1984
The Young People’s Group participated at the Reception for Young People given by German President Carl Carstens in the Villa Hammerschmidt in Bonn


1986
Uwe Wahlers is voted 1st Chairman

0000
Establishment of the Children and Youth divisions of the musicians’ group

0000
Establishment of the Senior Group


1987
Establishment of the Beekscheepers singing group “Beek-Uln” by Helmut Kröger.


1998
Wolfgang Röpnack assumes the leadership of the (musicians’) group “Heidjer Dörpsmuskanten”


2001
There is a change in the charter to read that “The executive board consists of the 1st Chairman and his two vice-chairmen...” Jörn Klee assumes the position of 1st Chairman


2003
Bernd Ostenfeld assumes the position of 1st Chairman


2004
Special event: 100 years of ‘Trachtenfest’ in Scheessel and „25 years CIOFF®, together with the “Heimatverein Scheessel” (Homeland Society) and the “Original Scheesseler Trachtengruppe e.V.”


2005
Hans-Werner-Peters assumes the 1st Chairmanship


2007
Jörn Klee assumes again the 1st Chairmanship with Gunda Meyer and Bernd Ostenfeld as vice Chairpersons


2011
The “International Beeke-Trachtenfest” will occur for the 19th time.
Beginning this year, the festival will be renamed, International Beeke-Festival!


2012
Sarah Holsten and Sabine Schmedt assume the vice Chairmanship.


2014
At the final Gala of the 44th CIOFF® World Congress 2014 in Bautzen the Beekscheepers present their traditionell dances - the “Scheesseler Bunten” - and cater the participants with self-cooked Scheesseler wedding soup.


2015
Klaus Bödecker assumes the position of 1st Chairman


2017
A new generation takes the lead of the Beekscheepers:
Christine-Kai Humrich became 1st Chairwoman, vice chairwomen are Sabine Schmedt and newly elected Tanja Rathje. It's the first time ever, whe have an all-female chairmanship.