Festival Savalette 2019

En FrancaisEnglish Joignez-nous pour notre 16e anniversaire de célébration de la culture acadienne de notre région Mercredi, 7 août 2019 13h00Ouverture officielle de la Place Savalette à Port Felix. Dévoilement de la désignation du parc historique national...

Tintamarre

This term has been used by Acadians for centuries and was/is translated as a “racket”, or “noisy gathering”. Early social events marked by music, dancing and merry celebrations were called such. The word was also used to describe the noisy arrival and departure of...

Place Savalette Commemorative Events

Festival Savalette opens every year with a commemorative service at the marked site of the 1607 meeting between Samuel de Champlain, Marc Lescarbot and Basque fishery entrepreneur,  Capitaine Savalette. This site was marked with a plaque mounted by the Canadian...