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La Quinzaine de la Bretagne - May 7 to May 23

Date: 7 May 2021 6:00pm - 23 May 4:00pm (GMT-06:00) Central Time (US & Canada)

Brittany, in French Bretagne, is the farthest west of the regions of Metropolitan France.
It is named after the historic and geographic region of Brittany, of which it constitutes 80%.
The capital is Rennes.

It is a peninsular region bordered by the English Channel to the north and the Bay of Biscay to the south, and its neighboring regions are Normandy to the northeast and Pays de la Loire to the southeast.

Do you want to learn more about this beautiful region, its geographical specificities, its culture, its gastronomy? Join us for in-person or online events from May 7 to 23!

Le programme

Friday, May 7 - 6pm

Exhibition - Promenades Bretonnes by Don Holzschuh. Don Holzschuh is a plein air painter from Minnesota whose loose paint and high-keyed colors have captured the essence of local cafés, parks and residential neighborhoods from Bretagne villages! The exhibition will be on display until May 29.

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Wednesday, May 12 - 10am

Presentation - Join Damien online to learn about Bretagne’s geography and scenery, from the more discrete “Bretagne intérieure” to its diverse “façade maritime”, from its magnificent forests to sandy beaches, granitic cliffs and fierce storms!

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Friday, May 14 - 6pm

Harp Concert - We take you to Brittany with a harp concert by Heather Cornelius! Heather will offer us a beautiful program of several composers having connections with Brittany.

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Friday, May 21 - 5pm

Atelier cuisine - Far Breton is the most popular dessert in Brittany. There is nearly always a piece of “far” in a Breton kitchen! Plus, it is very easy to make this recipe! Join Anne D’argent from D’argent Bakery to prepare it online during our cooking workshop!

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Saturday, May 22 - 11am

Presentation - What makes the Bretagne’s culture so special ? Join Damien online and learn about the region’s Celtic roots, gastronomy, music, and maybe some Breton words ?

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Sunday, May 23 - 1pm

Fest-noz - What about some delicious galettes, wonderful crêpes, perfect cider, great music and special friends to finish en beauté our Quinzaine de la Bretagne? We will meet you at our partner’s location Breizh Crêperie for a fun socially distanced and masked Fest-noz… The theme? La Bretagne! So wear your favorite striped sweater

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