Acadian Festival Gets Under Way In Northern Maine

The 32nd annual Acadian Festival is getting under way in northern Maine's St. John Valley, with members of the Marquis (pronounced Mar-KEE') family holding center stage.

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    Because they wanted to launch the book at this year’s Congrès Mondial Acadien on Aug. 18 in northern Maine, the deadline made the process even more stressful. “We learned a lot,” she said with a smile. “We got it within days of the festival ...
    09/20/2014 - 10:30 am | View Link
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  • Stephen Harper announces New Brunswick lieutenant governor at Acadian ceremony
    EDMUNDSTON, N.B. - Prime Minister Stephen Harper has announced that a francophone educator and engineer will be the new lieutenant governor of New Brunswick. Harper released the news that Jocelyne Roy-Vienneau will take on the role while he was attending ...
    08/8/2014 - 3:35 pm | View Link
  • Maine legend Denny Breau selected as artist for World Acadian Congress [Sun Journal (Lewiston, ME)]
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  • Summer events: From traditional Acadian meals to tractor pulls
    The Acadian Festival in Madawaska will take place Aug. 8-15 and will feature a family fun day, “Party du Main Street,” and music. Events will also include a re-enactment of the first Acadian landing in northern Maine, a traditional Acadian supper ...
    06/7/2013 - 9:00 pm | View Link
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    In the context of Canadian history, the Acadian French history is lesser known. However, Acadian history is just as war-torn, and has lasting effects in the 21st century.
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  • Acadian Genealogy Homepage; Acadian World Congress
    The region of Acadia of the Lands and Forests has been selected by the «Société Nationale de l’Acadie» to host the next World Acadian Congress (WAC) in 2014.
    09/20/2014 - 10:59 pm | View Website
  • August Festivals in Maine
    Tweet Jul 25 thru Aug 02, 2014. The Northern Maine Fair is a large family fair with rides, exhibits, horse pulling, harness racing, tractor pulling, demo derby and ...
    09/20/2014 - 4:03 pm | View Website
  • Acadian Festival
    Thank you to all the volunteers and sponsors! YOU made this year's festival a HUGE success!!
    09/20/2014 - 2:30 pm | View Website
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    Camping in Northern Maine in Presque Isle near Canada with Northern Maine Fair, Potato Blossom Festival, Big Rock, Trans-Atlantic Balloon Site, Aroostook County ...
    09/20/2014 - 9:44 am | View Website
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