France Day

August 22, 2014

baseball mineur

During the CMA2014, France will be highlighted on August 22nd to celebrate the country where was born the first generation of Acadians before they arrived in North America.This year, the emphasis will be put on the French innovation and new technologies. Delegations from different regions of France will be there - like Brittany or Vienne, longstanding partners of New-Brunswick. Cultural activities, economic exchanges, French music groups concerts but also food tasting are scheduled. 

A full program is waiting for you on August 22nd to celebrate France!

All day, at ExpoMONDE in Grand-Sault : musical animations with Zago, Sébastien Bérubé, Hubert Raud and Fabirce Lothodé, Joseph Edgar, Marie-Eve Caron, Dominik Deschamps, Studio Zénith.

10h30 Press Conference Pavillon Multimédia, Edmundston 
11 h - 22 h Celebrating France ans its regions Celebrating through cultural programs, reunions, economic meetings and dialogs, community networking activities and media content broadcasting
 10 h - 17 h L'influence de la France sur le drapeau  Kedgwick, Public Library
15 h Short films from the International Festival of Annecy  France Pavilion, ExpoMonde, Grand Falls
17 h Official opening of France Pavilion France Pavilion, ExpoMonde, Grand Falls
19 h Et l'Acadie Majesté The International Acadian Community Theatre Festival presents "Et l'Acadie Majesté", by French playwright Alain Dubos. Auditorium Richelieu, Polyvalente Thomas-Albert, Grand Falls
20 h Franco-acadien concert: Alexandra Hernandez, Liz Cherhal et Joseph Edgar  ExpoMonde, Grand Falls

baseball mineur

And visit France Pavilion all along ExpoMONDE…

From August 14th to 23rd, the France pavilion at ExpoMONDE is the perfect opportunity to discover French talents and know-how.

Pavilion composition:
Saint-Pierre-et-Miquelon, Vienne and Brittany delegations will be there to meet you;

Galerie F
: An art exhibition designed by Atout France will be presented at the same time in France and Canada this summer. It will showcase French products that have been worldwide acclaimed, and that represent French excellence and know-how;

: Interactive exhibition where the piece evolved with the public. An exhibition possible thanks to the city of Saint-Etienne, the Institut français, the CMA and the Consulate General of France in the Maritimes

Paris 3D
 : Dassault Systèmes offers to the public of the France Pavilion a journey through time and space with Paris 3D. With this interactive experience the visitor will dive in the heart of one of the city the most visited in the world. Don’t miss this opportunity to discover the City of Lights!