The “European Flagwaving Archive” is a digital project produced by flagwavers and flagwaving-enthusiasts with the aim of archiving flagwaving sequences and information about flagwaving or flag throwing.
We focus on flagwaving movements and the material required for this. Heraldry and flag inscriptions are not included in the archive.
Flagwaving sequences/Choreography are archived as videos and/or written descriptions.
In addition, we also try to collect as much published material related to flagwaving as possible. We focus specifically on flagwaving in Europe.
More information can be find in our manifest.
At home of David Werdinig - the oldest flagwaver (born 1924) and founder of the Klagenfurter Fahnenschwinger - we were warmly welcomed with open arms.
The beautiful meeting was extended by attending their last summer 'auf der Wiese bei der Hûtte' open-air exercise under the skilful leadership of Obman Stefan Treul.
The collaboration gave us the opportunity to capture the Schwungen of the Klagenfurther Fahnenschwinger on film. The evening ended with a party with beer, wurst, chocolate and a brotherly friendship.
With their approval, we are happy to include the group, their Schwungen, as well as a nice chat from David in the Literature section in the archive.
This makes Austria, with the collaboration of Klagenfurter Fahnenschwinger, a new country that lights up on our Euva-Eufa map.
A warm welcome!