Posts Tagged ‘World Acadian Congress’

 
KATHRYN OLMSTEAD
A sculpture by Pohenegamook artist Francois Maltais in the Parc Clair Soleil in Cabano, Quebec, forms a backdrop for Alexis Ruest of Edmundston, New Brunswick, the boy pictured on promotional materials of the 2014 World Acadian Congress, during Aug. 24 closing ceremonies.

End of World Acadian Congress focused on future for the region

By Kathryn Olmstead on Aug. 28, 2014, at 11:13 a.m.
Plenty of noise is made as people celebrate National Acadian Day during Tintamarre on Aug. 15 in Madawaska.

‘An overwhelming success’: World Acadian Congress wraps up, organizers already looking at lasting economic impacts

By Julia Bayly on Aug. 23, 2014, at 11:48 a.m.
FAMILY TIES
Roxanne Moore Saucier

World Acadian Congress features smaller reunions, too

By Roxanne Saucier on Aug. 17, 2014, at 1:55 p.m.
Ployes with brown sugar are seen Friday during the 2014 Acadian World Congress in Edmundston, New Brunswick.

Au fricot! A food trip through the World Acadian Congress, from pig roast to chicken stew

By Emily Burnham on Aug. 17, 2014, at 12:30 p.m.
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A packed parade marches during Tintamarre on Friday on Main Street in Madawaska.

‘We’re making friends for life’: Tintamarre parade draws thousands to Madawaska

By Emily Burnham on Aug. 16, 2014, at 10:48 a.m.
Members of the Roy family hold their banner at the annual re-enactment of the landing of the first Acadians in Madawaska.

Rain forces Acadian landing re-enactment indoors

By Julia Bayly on Aug. 14, 2014, at 5:56 p.m.
Acadian Queen builders Gerald Soucy and David Wylie plant the Acadian flag on their craft before Thursday's voyage.

History comes alive as Acadian Queen ferry crosses St. John River

By Julia Bayly on Aug. 14, 2014, at 2:56 p.m.
KATHRYN OLMSTEAD
World Acadian Congress organizers Lydia Martin and Pat Ezzy lead Van Buren's Tintamarre down Main Street to the international bridge to St. Leonard, New Brunswick, on Aug. 10, carrying a banner bearing emblems of four communities that joined to celebrate the Congres Mondial Acadien 2014: (from left) Pohenegamook, Quebec; St. Leonard, New Brunswick, Saint Athanase, Quebec; and Van Buren, Maine.

Moved by the Acadian celebration

By Kathryn Olmstead on Aug. 14, 2014, at 1:54 p.m.
A representative sample of the 2014 World Acadian Congress coins with a US quarter and Canadian dollar for scale.

Tidbits from the World Acadian Congress

By Julia Bayly on Aug. 13, 2014, at 4:54 p.m.
Canoers and kayakers make their way to Solider Pond for the Saucier family reunion in Wallagrass on Sunday as part of the 2014 World Acadian Congress.

World Acadian Congress all about bringing families together — 120 of them, actually

By Julia Bayly on Aug. 12, 2014, at 5:41 p.m.
JULIA BAYLY
Bouchard Family Farms has their Acadian on with this giant duct-tape flag creation in Fort Kent.

Do you have your Acadian on?

By Julia Bayly on Aug. 07, 2014, at 11:34 a.m.

Acadians ready to shine, share their culture

By Julia Bayly on Aug. 06, 2014, at 2:45 p.m.

Officials urge patience as thousands expected to attend World Acadian Congress

By Julia Bayly on Aug. 06, 2014, at 8:10 a.m.

Tips for traveling between borders during World Acadian Congress

By Julia Bayly on Aug. 06, 2014, at 8:10 a.m.

Helpful tips for the 2014 World Acadian Congress

By Emily Burnham on Aug. 06, 2014, at 8:08 a.m.
The Rev. Paul Dumais demonstrates making ployes using several different recipes during the Kneading Conference in Skowhegan on Friday, July 25, 2014.

Priest revives Acadian tradition of ployes

By Kathleen Pierce on Aug. 06, 2014, at 5:26 a.m.
RECIPES
Father Paul Dumais demonstrates making ployes using several different recipes during the Kneading Conference in Skowhegan on Friday, July 25, 2014.

Father Paul Dumais’ ployes

By Kathleen Pierce on Aug. 06, 2014, at 5:25 a.m.