August 10 to 24, 2019

Prince Edward Island and Southeast New Brunswick
tignish3August 11, 2019

The municipality of Tignish, Prince Edward Island, has the honour of celebrating the 2019 Congrès mondial acadien in the community on August 11, 2019. Did you know that Acadians were the first settlers to arrive in Tignish? In 1799, eight Acadian families settled along the coast in an area referred to as The Green. Shortly after, immigrants from Ireland joined them.Today, The Green is an historical site as well as an archeological site open to anyone interested in learning more about Tignish founders and enjoy the views, landscapes and beaches offered by this area of historic significance.

1 Tignish Eglise crédit Ruby Arsenault 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Mass at St. Simon & St. Judes Church

10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Brunch – Special CMA menu
Restaurants in the community
Royal Legion, 221 Phillip St., Tignish

1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Outdoor activity on the grounds of the West Prince Heritage Properties inc., located at 171 Chiasson Road
- Music all afternoon featuring local artists
- Genealogy
- Tour of the region
- Carnaval en promenade (2 p.m.)
- Kiosks and artisans
- Children’s games
- Various food vendors
- Oyster shucking competitions
- Log sawing competitions

Tignish cropper la photo avec le garçon sans chapeau5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Dinner theater
Production on the progression of Acadians from yesterday to today
LOCATION: Tignish parish hall, 210 Maple St., Tignish
$25 (reserve in advance)

5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
DINNER "MUSIC JAM"
Delicious Acadian dinner featuring Acadian music
Royal Legion, 221 Phillip St., Tignish


Contact:
Tina Richard: Activities Director, 902-882-2476 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Eileen Pendergast, Tignish CMA Coordinator: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , (902) 882-0475

Monique Arsenault, Director at the Conseil Rév.S.-É.-Perrey inc: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
(902) 882-0475

Tickets will be available at cma2019.ca starting March 25, 2019.