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Laissez entrer les Mi-carême

Experience an authentic Acadian tradition, as we celebrate Mi-carême. We may even have a costume for you.

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Laissez entrer les Mi-carême

Experience an authentic Acadian tradition, as we celebrate Mi-carême. We may even have a costume for you.

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See Related: Acadian, Cheticamp and area, Learning Opportunities, October 17, Participatory Events

Laissez entrer les Mi-carême

Experience an authentic Acadian tradition, as we celebrate Mi-carême. We may even have a costume for you.

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See Related: Acadian, Cheticamp and area, Learning Opportunities, October 14, Participatory Events

Laissez entrer les Mi-carême

Experience an authentic Acadian tradition, as we celebrate Mi-carême. We may even have a costume for you.

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See Related: Acadian, Cheticamp and area, Learning Opportunities, October 15, Participatory Events

ChristineSylvieDoucetChristine & Sylvie Doucet

Born and raised in Chéticamp, Cape-Breton, Sylvie and Christine Doucet have been dancing for as long as they can remember. They were both founding members of La swing du suête and have shared their love of dancing with many audiences over the years. Christine now lives in Sydney where she teaches step dancing to young students and is in charge of the dance troupe Pieds en cadence. Sylvie lives in Chéticamp where she teaches step dancing to adults and is assistant director of the dance troupe La swing du suête. Both sisters are happy to be reunited on stage to share their love of dance and celtic music.

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CyrilMacPheeCyril MacPhee

Growing up just outside of St. Peter’s in a musical family, Cyril MacPhee was immersed in Cape Breton ceilidhs and heavily influenced by his father’s Scottish and Irish fiddling, Country and Bluegrass music, and Folk singers like Stan Rogers. His musical influences are extremely varied, from the Beatles to Harry Hibbs, and this shows through in his songwriting and musical style. MacPhee has a versatility in his music that is a truly unique blend of folk, country and Celtic music. He has released five albums, three with the popular power-folk group Brakin’ Tradition and two as a solo artist.

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See Related: Acadian, Cape Breton artists, Guitar, Vocals

DeloresBoudreauDelores Boudreau

Delores Boudreau was raised in the small Cape Breton community of Arichat. Growing up in such a richly musical and bilingual community, it is no surprise that she developed her singing skills in both English and French. The music of this multi-genre dynamo is best described as Maritime folk, bluegrass-inspired, lively and upbeat. Her songwriting speaks of the inner life familiar to us all. Delores has released two albums and been honoured with nominations for the Nova Scotia Music Awards in Folk Roots and Best Female Artist categories. She is also a past winner of the Vocal Performance Category at Le Gala de la Chanson de la Nouvelle-Ecosse.

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DcotaMcNamaraDécota McNamara

A songwriter with impressive instrumental abilities, Décota McNamara is an up-and-coming artist whose roots range from traditional Irish, bluegrass, and French to contemporary pop and country. Moving effortlessly between acoustic and electric guitar, banjo, mandolin and dobro, his command of string instruments is as impressive as his rich vocals and clever songwriting. Overflowing with energy and charisma, Décota is a top-notch entertainer whether playing in kitchens, pubs or concert halls. His soul is deep, his fingers are fast, and his stories are captivating.

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See Related: Acadian, Banjo, Cape Breton artists, Guitar, Vocals

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