Grand R'veil Acadien / Great Acadian Awakening 2011
October 7th - October 16th
Come when the weather is nice and cool (Louisiana)
Event mission: to awaken the population of Louisiana, primarily those of Acadian descent and the youth, to the realization that we are losing our language, culture, and coastal lands, and to seek support, partnerships, solutions and concerted plans of action through large gatherings with Acadians from all over the world.
October 7, 2011 Unveiling of Acadian Monument in New Orleans, LA
October 8, 2011 Showcase New Orleans area
October 9, 2011 Opening ceremonies in Houma, Louisiana
October 10, 2011 Showcase Houma area
October 11, 2011 Ceremonies in Lake Charles, Louisiana
October 12, 2011 Showcase Lake Charles area
October 13, 2011 Ceremonies in Lafayette, Louisiana
October 14, 2011 Showcase Lafayette area.
October 15, 2011 Festival des Acadiens et Cr'oles
October 16, 2011 Closing ceremonies Lafayette, at Festivals Acadian et Creole
The event will focus on showcasing the regional culture and developing closer ties between all Acadians throughout the world by hosting: Family Gatherings - Seminars - Lectures - Many Other Cultural Activities
Come celebrate and help preserve the Acadian culture!
For More Information Contact
Ray Trahan, Louisiana Acadie President
Phone: (337) 288-2681