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Experience the warm welcome and the Acadian joie de vivre surrounded by unique characters, theatre, music and comedy. Le Pays de la Sagouine. Reviews. #2 of 9 things to do in Bouctouche. Concerts & Shows, Dinner Theaters. 57 Acadie St, Bouctouche, New Brunswick E4S. “This is a true story. The story of La Sagouine, a scrubwoman, a woman of the sea, who was born with the century, with her feet in the water. Water was her.

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More often, though, the play’s salt-of-the-earth observations have real weight, and in La Sagouine’s croaking voice you hear echoes of a classic lineage. Open this photo in gallery: You will truly enjoy your visit. The theatrical performances are held on the stage at the other end of the public grounds.

Response from Paul C Reviewed this property. Share another experience before you go. La Sagouine is the elderly wife of a fisherman and looks back on her life from the vantage point of her Acadian village based on Maillet’s own hometown of Bouctouche, N. The character is in her bones. La Sagouinethe colourful Acadian woman whose real name we never know, speaks without fear in Chiac, her local language, about religion, of life’s difficulties, of the rich and the poor, of justice, and becomes the voice of the people.

Her voice has the creaks and squeaks of an oil-parched cupboard door. All comments will be reviewed by one or more moderators before being posted to the site. La Sagouine is Antonine Maillet’s, Bouctouche In The Canadian Encyclopedia.


She isn’t complaining, though. Flights Vacation Rentals Restaurants Things to ls. Comments by Antonine Maillet about the importance of preserving and promoting Acadian history and culture.

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La Sagouine is a cultural and artistic treasure

Thank you for your patience. Is this a place or activity you would go to on a rainy day? Join the daily guided tour for an English presentation and you will learn about the Acadian culture through its history, past and present! It’s enough to make her wonder if the hell her Catholic Church speaks of can be any worse than what she and her people have already experienced. See all 4 replies. The play, was subsequently adapted for television by the CBC French network in La Sagouine inspired many theatre productions and television shows.

Nevertheless, incapable of living without its public for such a long period of time, especially during the festive season, Le Pays de la Sagouine has decided to invite everyone to a large Christmas gathering at the Capitol Theatre in Moncton, at 8 p.

Accompanied by a fiddler, you will even learn how to play the spoons! Log in to get trip updates and message other travelers.

La Sagouine is a cultural and artistic treasure – The Globe and Mail

Report an error Editorial code of conduct. The adventure of La Sagouinea collection of 16 ka inspired by the life of Sarah Cormier who Antonine Maillet had come to know well through her grandson’s memoirs, began in What will be open on Friday Sept. From there, the show toured and triumphed internationally and has become the stuff of Canadian theatre legend, even if many of us have never seen it.


Antonine Maillet, La Sagouine. The cause of the fire has not yet been disclosed. The fire started last night Wednesday, October 22, around 11 p. We hope to have this fixed soon.

After having sent some of her writings to Radio-CanadaMaillet eventually offered to tape some of them herself. Nearby Hotels See all 2 nearby hotels. This should only take a few moments.

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It is a wonderful safouine to learn a little bit Acadian culture. It was a beautiful Fall day late in the season so not too many visitors but we had a great visit. Even her look belongs to the ages.