Newsletter July 2 , 2013

Did you guess what last week's word «bénaise » meant?
Definition : A person who's happy.

This week… 
What does the «étriver» mean?
Sentence: "Dansez, dansez la danse des marionettes si vous voulez point qu'i veniont  vous étriver." 1975, A. Maillet, Évangeline Deusse, p.61


hebergementColumn: Towards the CMA 2014!

Private Accomodations, one way!

The essence of exploration is found in travel logs, but the current moment breathes through encounters within a territory. To understand this reality, the footsteps of the individuals merge with the highway's exits. Within this context, the unique character of the region coexists with the citizens, their stories and their past. Throughout the Congrès mondial acadien 2014, the doors of the houses of Acadia and lands and forests open themselves to the outside visitors, the windows showcase the arrival of Acadia of the world. Read more...

NorState Federal Credit Union, Gold Partner of the CMA 2014

The Congrès mondial acadien (CMA) 2014 will welcome the Acadia of the world with NorState Federal Credit Uninon by its side. Mr. Emilien Nadeau, President of the CMA 2014 and Mr. David Rossignol, CEO of NorState Federal Credit Union, have officialised, on June 26, their partnership which will contribute to the success of this major gathering. Read more...


New message center: The result of a fruitful collaboration!

It is under a spirit of collaboration that the Congrès mondial acadien 2014 has unveiled this morning, in partnership with the Université de Moncton, Edmundston campus and the Pattison Sign Group, the message center which is providing an invaluable tool for the promotion of the activities of 2014. This strategically located display is a perfect example of collaboration between the three parties involved to ensure a legacy to Acadia of the Lands and Forests after the passage of the Congrès mondial acadien on its territory. Read more... 


2013 Annual General Meeting

The Congrès mondial acadien 2014 Board of Directors gathered on June 25 for their annual general meeting for a review one year away from the grand celebrations. The 16 representatives of Acadia of the Lands and Forests have concluded their annual meeting on a positive note as the CMA 2014 is issuing their preliminary program in a few weeks. At almost a year away from the fifth Congrès mondial acadien, the public will find out about the various shows and activities that will demonstrate the vitality and uniqueness of Acadia of the Lands and Forests' communities.


3 Artist, 3 Territoiries Tour

Pascal Lejeune, Patrice Michaud and Denny Breau are taking to the road this summer for the tour "3 artists, 3 territories", from July 4 to July 19, 2013. Sponsored by the Heritage and Outdoor projects of the Congrès mondial acadien (CMA) 2014, this unifying initiative will allow the three artists to perform on 12 stages in Acadia of the Atlantic, in the Bas-Saint-Laurent region in Québec and in the state of Maine in the United States.  




4 July - Dégelis 10 July - Halifax (NÉ) 16 July - Bethel
5 July - Sainte-Anne-des-Monts 11 July - Saint-Quentin 17 July - South Carthage
6 July - Petite-Vallée 12 July - Shippagan 18 July - Berlin
7 July - Anse-à-Beaufils 13 July - Dieppe 19 July - Lille



Village Whisper-Walls Project in Témiscouata

The cultural department of the Témiscouata MRC, Culture Témiscouata is launching the start of a project in which 21 murals will be put up in the villages of Témiscouata this summer. This cultural project, made possible in part by the Congrès mondial acadien 2014, constitutes an exceptional demonstration of mobilization. Read more...


Natation Lac Baker 2013

Evangeline is coming to Charlettetown

Kermese Festival

New leadership at the SNA



The countdown had begun. The world premiere is this brand new Canadian musical will be presented in just a few days, on Saturday, July 6, 2013 Read more... Members of the Maine Regional recently participated at the Kermese Festival in Beford, ME The CMA 2014 congratulates Eric Larocque and wishes him the best of luck in his new role as Executive Director of the Société Nationale de l'Acadie.Read more...