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Bygdelagenes Fellesraad


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Welcome to Fellesraad's event pages.

Here you will find information on events planned by the Fellesraad or its associated lags.
To have your lag event listed on this page contact the webmaster.



Fellesraad Annual Meeting

Representatives from each of 29 bygdelag meet yearly in Minneapolis on the first Saturday in May.  Dues remain constant at $5.00 per lag, which entitles two delegates from each lag to attend and participate in the May annual meeting.  Non-voting guests are also welcome.

Plan now to attend the Annual Meeting of Bygdelagenes Fellesraad.

The Fellesraad Annual Meeting will be held on May 4-5 at Mindekirken, 924 E 21st St, Minneapolis. On Friday, May 4th, there will be break-out sessions for Genealogy, Lag Treasurers Functions, and Editors. Following these sessions, NAHA archivist will present on Lag and personal records preservation.

Sat, May 5th Curt Witcher, Manager of the Genealogy Center in Ft. Wayne, IN will present on the future of organizations and libraries in the 21st century, and also on using publicity and social media.

Registration includes the Friday evening meal and Saturday lunch.

To view the updated invitation please see the archived 2018 invitation

and the updated registration .pdf 2018 Annual Meeting Registration


Norwegian Lag Week

Norwegian Genealogy Lag Research Trip to the Salt Lake City, Utah
Family History Library Combined with Roots Tech

Roots Tech is February 6-11, 2017

RootsTech is a global family history event where people of all ages learn to discover and
share their family stories and connections through technology. At RootsTech, there is
something for you, regardless of your experience in family history or your skill in technology.

Norwegian Lag Week is February 12-18, 2017

Click here to download the latest informational flyer!

Week planned for research and learning about Norwegian Genealogy Research. It is an
event cooperatively planned by Family Search, N-AGA, Bygdelagenes Fellesraad and a
committee of lag genealogists and family history specialists in the Norwegian Community.
Information about it is posted on the Bygdelag Web page.

Contact people are Marilyn Sorensen ( rddlagen @ usfamily . net ),
Elaine Hasleton ( HasletonEE @ familysearch . org)
and Steve Hall ( shall3307 @ msn . com).
(Steve Hall hosts the facebook page for the Norwegian Lag Group.)

For more information see Norwegian Lag Week.



Fellesraad Centennial Celebration

The Fellesraad turned 100 in 2016
We hope you had a good time at the big celebration

May 5-8, 2016
Visit our Centennial page to see what happened.