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The Last Acadian Coast: Symposium on Acadian History and Culture in Lafourche & Terrebonne

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The Last Acadian Coast: Symposium on Acadian History and Culture in Lafourche & Terrebonne

Oct 05, 2022

October 5, 2022 | Hosted by Nicholls State University as Part of the Grand Reveil Acadien 2022

Grand Revéil Acadien 2022 (GRA 2022) is a celebration and promotion of the Acadian people and their cultural ties to our region. On Wednesday, October 5th, GRA 2022 makes a stop in Lafourche Parish with seminars and events throughout the day highlighting the importance of advancing the unique lifestyle of the Acadians & Cajuns. 

For further information and registration, visit the link above. A full schedule of events can be found below:

Acadian Chef Demo

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Chef John Folse Culinary Institute at Nicholls State University
Louisiana's Cajun Bayou is excited to welcome down Chef Paul Thimot & Chef Shane Robicheau to cook and prepare an Acadian dish. They will highlight the Acadian culture, the food, and the ingredients used in Nova Scotia past and present.

The Last Acadian Coast: Symposium on Acadian History and Culture in Lafourche-Terrebonne

9:00 AM-4:00 PM
Jean Lafitte Wetlands Acadian Cultural Center
Featuring: Glen Pitre, Nathalie Dajko, Don Davis, Windell Curole, John Doucet, Shana Walton, Patty Whitney, and other speakers
GUEST SPEAKER SCHEDULE 

Cajun Music Demonstration and Lecture

4:00 PM-6:00 PM
Jean Lafitte Wetlands Acadian Cultural Center
Featuring: Chad Huval (accordion) and Brazos Huval (fiddle), who will both demonstrate the techniques and history of Cajun Music in addition to talking about the current efforts to preserve this music on Bayou Lafourche.

Cajun Music Jam at Gina's

6:00 PM-8:00 PM
Gina's at the Legion
Enjoy music and dancing in a family-friendly restaurant, featuring local musicians both scheduled and spontaneous.

***Please note - a hotel room block is available Wednesday night, October 5th at the Hampton Inn Thibodaux using the group code: GRA. Last day to book a room in the block is 9/14/2022***

 

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