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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
2018 Group Photo

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 vote 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 ws held on May 3-4 at Mindekirken, 924 E 21st St, Minneapolis. For the last two years there have been special sessions for editors, genealogists, treasurers and general lag business. We anticipate that there will be special training sessions planned for the next meeting also. New topics will be planned by the board over the comming months.

Curt Witcher, Manager of the Genealogy Center in Ft. Wayne, IN presented on the future of organizations and libraries in the 21st century, and also on using publicity and social media. Watch for more information from his enlightening talks, comming soon.

For more information see Norwegian Lag Week.


Norwegian Lag Week Information

Norwegian Genealogy /
Lag Research Trip to
Salt Lake City, Utah

Roots Tech is February 27 to March 2, 2019.

Norwegian Lag Week is March 3 to March 9, 2019.



Fellesraad Centennial Celebration

The Fellesraad turned 100 in 2016
We hope you had a good time at our big celebration!
We sure did!
It was on May 5-8, 2016.

Visit our Centennial pages to see what happened.