Vítáme Vás! (We welcome you!)

Research and connect with families from the Czech and Slovak ancestral lands.

CGSI focuses on the areas of present-day Czech Republic and Slovakia. This includes Czech (Bohemian), German-Bohemian (Böhmisch), Hungarian, Jewish, Moravian, Rusyn (Ruthenian), Silesian, and Slovak ancestry.

CGSI has over 2,000 members residing in the United States, Canada, Czech Republic, Slovakia, and other countries, providing a vast networking opportunity to learn and share information, and connect with fellow members.

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The 2021 CGSI Genealogical & Cultural Conference will be held virtually from October 11-16, 2021 with the theme of "Celebrating Connections".

The conference is organized with three levels of participation to give you access to our speakers’ expertise, the opportunity to connect electronically with other participants, enjoy special programming the week of the conference, and the ability to take up to six months to watch the 50 presentations.

Be a part of this unique experience. Register today!

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What Members Say

The CGSI Conference is like no other! A feeling like no other, being among so many people with the same roots.
Stephanie L., New London, Ohio, USA

News & Events

Join us on Monday, June 28 at 7 PM CDT for an informal discussion focused on the 2021 CGSI Conference.
Please join CGSI at 10 AM CDT on Saturday, May 22, 2021 to learn more about what happened after the Communists came to power and how families and cultures were divided.
MGC is now open to all members and visitors, with limited hours, on Thursdays from 4pm to 8pm and Saturdays from 10am to 4pm (CST).

72nd Tabor Czech Days Celebration (festival)

72nd Tabor (South Dakota) Czech Days Celebration will be happening this summer on June 18 – 19 with kick-off festivities on Thursday, June 17th.

59th Annual Clarkson Czech Days (festival)

59th Annual Clarkson (Nebraska) Czech Days 2021 festival is happening this year! Hope to see you all here again!

Genealogy ConferenceKeeper.org (Online event calendar)

Genealogy ConferenceKeeper.org is the most complete, entirely free, online calendar of genealogy conferences & events. Check it out often for events of genealogical interest.
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