Celebrate the Vibrant Culture of Brittany at Our Intimate Dinner in Lafayette
Join us for an intimate Fête de la Bretagne dinner in Lafayette on May 20th, as we bring together Breizh Amerika members, Bretons, and friends of Brittany for a memorable evening of delicious food and lively conversation.
Immerse yourself in the rich cultural heritage of Brittany and make new connections with like-minded individuals who share your passion for this fascinating region. Don't miss out on this exclusive opportunity to experience the true spirit of Fête de la Bretagne!
What: Fête de la Bretagne dinner
Where: Prejean's Restaurant, Lafayette, Louisiana (3480 Northeast Evangeline Thruway Lafayette, LA 70507 United States)
When: May 20th, 6pm
Who: Breizh Amerika members, Bretons, and friends of Brittany
Cost: Pay for what you eat and drink
What to expect: Delicious Breton cuisine, live music, and a festive atmosphere. We will also pay homage to St. Yves, the patron saint of Brittany. This is an opportunity to come together and celebrate the vibrant culture of Brittany in a casual and intimate setting.
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What is Fête de la Bretagne ?
Fête de la Bretagne, also known as "Gouel Breizh" in Breton language, is an annual international festival that celebrates the culture, traditions, and identity of the region of Brittany in France. The festival takes place every year in May and is celebrated around the world, with events organized in various countries, including the United States.
Additionally, Fête de la Bretagne coincides with Saint Yves Day, who is the patron saint of Brittany. This makes it an important celebration for Bretons, similar to St. Patrick's Day for the Irish.
In the USA, the non-profit organization Breizh Amerika has been celebrating Fête de la Bretagne since 2015. The organization aims to promote cultural exchange between Brittany and the United States and organizes various events during the festival, including concerts, film screenings, and food fairs.
During Fête de la Bretagne, the streets of Brittany's towns and cities come alive with colorful parades, live music performances, and street parties. Visitors can enjoy traditional Breton food such as crêpes and galettes, as well as locally produced cider and beer.
Overall, Fête de la Bretagne is a vibrant and joyful celebration of the rich culture and history of Brittany that has become an important international event, attracting people from all corners of the globe who are interested in exploring the region's unique traditions and identity.
Breizh Amerika & Louisiana
Breizh Amerika's story with Louisiana isn't new.
Y'all, of course, remember the following events our non-profit has organized over the last few years in Louisiana.
Here is a quick recap:
May 2016 : Breizh on the Road in Louisiana
September 2016 : Raising funds for Louisiana flood victims
May 2017 : Fête de la Bretagne in Louisiana
March 2018 : Making of documentary "Copains Comme Cajuns"
April 2018 : Bernard Hinault at Cycle Zydeco
April 2019 : Bagad Plougastell at Festival International
May 2021 : Virtual Fête de la Bretagne with Cedric Watson
October 2022 : Breton delegation to Louisiana
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