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  • Congrès Mondial Acadien, Nouvelle-Écosse 2004
    • L'Acadie invited everyone to the 3rd Acadian World Congress in Nova Scotia in 2004. From July 31st to August 15th, 2004, a non-stop marathon of provincial and community cultural events made L'Acadie shine forth across the world. Opening and Closing Ceremonies, National Acadian Day Extravaganza, Family Reunions, Dynamic Conferences, Summits, Mi-Carême Celebration in summer; Seafood Festival, Choir; Traditional Dance and Amateur Theatre Festivals, Arts and Crafts Exhibits, Genealogical Exhibits are but a few of the featured events.
  • Acadian Festival in Madawaska - June 26 to July 4, 2004
    • The State of Maine's Largest Cultural Festival. Events included a re-enactment of the first Acadian landing in northern Maine, traditional Acadian supper, a softball tournament, barge rides on Long Lake, entertainment, cultural displays, a festival parade, "Festival Famillial" and much more. The Festival is held each year in conjunction with a huge family reunion, honoring one of the Acadian pioneer families. For 2004, it will be the Gendreau/Jandreau/Johndro family.
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