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.

  • Maine legend Denny Breau selected as artist for World Acadian Congress [Sun Journal (Lewiston, ME)]
    Beyond the borders that we share, northwestern New Brunswick, Northern Maine (USA), and the Temiscouata region ... Tthree of these events are precursors for the upcoming Saltwater Celtic Festival at Thomas Point Beach in Brunswick from July 20-21.
    07/3/2013 - 8:43 pm | View Link
  • 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 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Driving through Canada’s Acadian history
    Passing red cliffs dotted with squat wooden lighthouses and bright-painted heritage homes flying red-white-and-blue Acadian flags (the French flag with a yellow star in the top left corner), the route’s northern ... s two-week Festival Acadien each ...
    05/6/2013 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • End of Acadian baroque music festival imminent
    Funding cuts have pushed a music festival in northern New Brunswick to the verge of cancellation. Organizers of the Lamèque International Baroque Music Festival say they can't raise enough money for another season. The festival has been drawing crowds to ...
    01/27/2013 - 8:40 am | View Link
  • Acadian festival gets state money
    Several lawmakers from northern Maine, including Sen ... It has been hosted in Louisiana, Nova Scotia and other areas since 1994. The festival features family reunions -- Parent estimated there will be 125 in 2014 -- as well as concerts and other activities.
    05/24/2011 - 1:00 pm | View Link
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  • Acadian Festival
    “Vive les Acadiens” (Long live the Acadians) Home Sponsors Entertainment Pictures / Videos Parade Entry Form
    04/23/2014 - 8:10 am | View Website
  • Acadians
    The Acadians are the descendants of the 17th-century French colonists who settled in Acadia, many of whom are metis. The colony was located in what is now Eastern ...
    04/22/2014 - 2:02 pm | View Website
  • Acadian French History
    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.
    04/22/2014 - 12:57 pm | View Website
  • Acadian Genealogy and Acadian Heritage Links
    Acadian Genealogy and Acadian Heritage Links on the Acadia Heritage Section of the American French Genealogical Society
    04/22/2014 - 11:39 am | View Website
  • Acadian Genealogy Homepage; Madawaska Historical Society ...
    Madawaska Historical Society. On an annual basis, in conjunction with the Acadian Festival, the Madawaska Historical Society celebrate Acadian Families.
    04/22/2014 - 8:54 am | View Website
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