Acadian-Cajun Genealogy & History                        CMA 1994
 

Did you miss the first Congres, held August 12-22, 1994? 

Here were some of the highlights.



August 12:
  • Opening ceremonies Pascal-Poirier Park in Shediac.
  • Group "Roland et Johnny" performed in Bouctouche.
August 13:
  • Official opening ceremonies in Cap-Pele with performances by: Les Mechants Macquereaux, Donat Lacroix, La Boie en Joie, Bernard Felix, Roddy Romero, Roland et Johnny, Angele Arsenault, Et-Ke2, Zero Degree Celsius, DansEncorps
  • Frolic Acadien "Parc l'Aboiteau" in Cap-Pele
  • Group "Les Mechants Maquereaux" perfomed in Memramcook.
  • Acadian cultural night at the Capitol Theatre in Moncton.
  • The Frolic went from an noon to 4:00am the morning. 
August 14:
  • Acadian Choir Festival in Saint-Antoine.
  • Atlantic Youth Festival in Memramcook.
  • Allain & Amirault family reunion in Ste Marie de Kent.
  • Babineau & Granger family reunion in Saint Louis de Kent.
  • Boudreau & Vigneau family reunion in Shediac.
  • Bourque & Brun family reunion in Rogersville.
  • Collette family reunion in Buctouche.
  • deVarennes & Gauthier family reunion in Saint Paul de Kent.
  • Doiron & Forest family reunion in Cap-Pele.
  • Gaudet & Vincent family reunion in Saint Joseph.
  • Gautreau & Dupuis family reunion in Pre d'en Haut.
  • Girouard, Aucoin & Lacenaire family reunion in Buctouche.
  • Goguen & Gagnon family reunion in Cocagne.
  • Poirier & Bernard family reunion in Grande Digue.
  • Vautour & Doucet family reunion in Richibucto.
August 15:
  • Super Spectacle at Parlee Beach in Shediac (TV broadcast across Canada and parts of Europe - With performances by: Angele Arsenault, Lina Boudreau, Ronald Bourgeois, Edith Butler, Les Mechants Maquereaux, Zachary Richard, Suroit, Roch Voisine, Josee Connors, 1755 
August 16:
  • Acadian Day in Dieppe.
August 17:
  • Acadian Family Picnic in Kouchibouguac National Park.
  • Bourgeois & Cyr family reunion in Grande Digue.
  • Hache, Gallant & Pitre family reunion in Grande Digue.
  • Richard & Blanchard family reunion in Saint Louis de Kent.
August 18:
  • Acadian World Congress Music Night - Moncton High School.
  • Bastarache, Basque & Hebert family reunion in Sainte Marie de Kent.
  • LeBlanc, LePrince & LeBorgne family reunion in Shediac
  • Leger, Legere & Trahan family reunion in Dieppe.
  • Maillet & Michaud family reunion in Buctouche.
August 19:
  • Belliveau & Saulnier family reunion in Saint Joseph.
  • Boucher family reunion in Richibucto-Village.
  • Caissie & Deveau family reunion in Richibucto.
  • Cormier & Vienneau family reunion in Cap Pele.
  • Gosselin & Duguay family reunion in Dieppe.
  • Martin & Gravois family reunion in Collette.
  • Melanson, Mius & d'Entremont family reunion in Shediac.
  • Robichaud, Roy & Ouellet family reunion in Cocagne.
  • Surette & Pellerin family reunion in Dieppe.
  • Thibodeau & Broussard family reunion in Dieppe.
August 20:
  • Mini-Frolic in St-Ignace.
  • Arseneau, Dugas & Guerin family reunion in Rogersville.
  • Babin & Comeau family reunion in Saint-Louis de Kent.
  • Bordage & Barriault family reunion in Acadieville.
  • Daigle & Henri family reunion in Richibucto.
  • Landry & Mouton family reunion in Shediac.
  • Petitpas & Guedry family reunion in Haute Aboujagne.
August 21:
  • Closing ceremonies in Dieppe.

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