Date: Sunday, April 7th Location: Blackhawk Country Club, 3606 Blackhawk Drive, Madison 53705, (608) 231-2454 Time: Social gathering and silent auction begins at 5 p.m.; dinner and program at 6:15 p.m. Program: The Nordic Fiddlers Bloc, a fiddle trio from Norway, Sweden, and the Shetland Islands, very popular group – leading musicians in their respective traditions. To hear their music or learn more about the group, visit: www.thenordicfiddlersbloc.com Dress: Bunads and festive dress encouraged. Pricing: Tickets are $75 per person.…Find out more »
The Fellesraad Annual Meeting will be held on May 3-4, 2019 at Mindekirken, 924 E 21st St, Minneapolis. 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 meeting in May will have DNA as…Find out more »
Tim Lane, a music professor at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, along with other collaborators (including Ivar Lunde) will present a performance featuring Norwegian music for flute and piano at the Pablo Center in Eau Claire on May 3rd. For more information: Pablocenter.orgFind out more »
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Granite Falls, MN For more information: www.fellesraad.com/nordlandslagFind out more »
Decorah, Iowa For more information, visit: www.fellesraad.com/vestlandslag www.fellesraad.com/valdres_sambandFind out more »
July 10-13, 2019 at the Holiday Inn & Convention Center, Fargo, North Dakota. Planned activities include: Join fellow members of the Hadeland Lag for the "First Night of Stevne" dinner; Saturday lunch at the Fargo Air Museum followed by a guided tour through two hangars of wonderful history-laden airplanes;keynote speaker at the opening session will be Tove Irene Dahl (professor of psychology at the Arctic University of Norway in Tromsø and much more. Stevne coordinator: Jean Knaak 2456 Arkwright St.…Find out more »
The Hallinglag Stevne will be held in New Ulm, Minnesota. For more information and registration documents, visit: http://www.fellesraad.com/hallinglag/#stevne There is a Hallinglag Rate at the Best Western in New Ulm. Call 507-359-2941 to reserve early.Find out more »
A joint Stevne of Gudbrandsdal Lag National, Trønderlag of America, and Nord Hedmark og Hedemarken Lag. Holiday Inn in Alexandria, Minnesota For more information, please visit: http://nhohlag.org/home/stevne/2019-tre-lag-stevne/Find out more »
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