The 2014 World Acadian Congress begins tomorrow. There's a plethora of events to enjoy from the 8th to the 24th. Here's a quick look at the pillar events occurring throughout the month long celebration.

Aug 8 - 169 Main St - Van Buren High School - "Erasing the Boarders" - 7:30a
The "Three Frontiers" ceremony at Beau Lac will be broadcast live to the satellite location in Van Buren. A traditional Acadian breakfast and entertainment will be provided.

Aug 8 - Lonesome Pine Trails - Fort Kent - "Erasing the Boarders" - 7:30am
The "Three Frontiers" ceremony at Beau Lac will be broadcast live to the satellite location in Van Buren. A traditional Acadian breakfast and entertainment will be provided.

Aug 15 - Grand Tintamarre Parade - 6pm
Huge Noise Parade will start at the St. Thomas Church, down to 11th Avenue, to Main Street, up on 5th Avenue to the Multi-Purpose site.

Aug 15 - 160 7th Ave - National Acadian Day Mass Celebration - 9am
Madawaska Multi-Purpose Center - Morning Mass celebrates the feast day of the Assumption, patron saint of Acadians.

Aug 24 - Closing Ceremonies - Temiscouata

The Triplets Welcome
The day begins with public and community activities uniting all municipalities of Acadia of the Lands and Forests participating in the Triplet Component of the CMA 2014. Each Témiscouata municipality plays host to its twin municipalities.

Everyone at the Lake!
Early in the afternoon, every Triplet delegation assembles at Clair Soleil Park in Témiscouata-sur-le-Lac to participate to the ceremony in which the municipality share the results of their work together. The big municipality parade will lead to the unveiling of a sculpture by François Maltais at Place de l'Acadie.

A New Beginning
The festivities continue in Clair Soleil Park with outdoor entertainment leading to the formal closing ceremony oh the fifth CMA and the passing of the torch to the CMA 2019 host region. The New Beginning formal ceremonies take place on Lake Témiscouata, on a barge surrounded by a flotilla of boats decorated in the colors of Acadie. The event is marked by the ceremonial arrival of the first nations peoples aboard a large canoe built on the Madawaska Maliseet First Nation highlighting the region's history.

Racines - Roots
In the evening in Clair Soleil Park, the grand New Beginning stage event: ''Racines''
Traditional and neo-trad music will be celebrated during this grand outdoor stage event, marking the closing of the CMA 2014. In this region of lands and forests, we follow the limbs of the family tree to a time when the Vigneaults and the Pellerins, the Richards, The Breaus and the Boudreauds danced together to the same fiddle tunes. In celebration of our shared roots, artistic director Nelson Minville brings together popular and traditional music artists for the grand reunion of Acadians of Quebec. Roots: with Yves Lambert, Édith Butler, Ingrid St-Pierre, Jean-François Breau, Marie-Ève Janvier, Roch Voisine, and many more.

Fire on the Lake!
As a fitting Grand Finale of the CMA 2014, spectacular fireworks illuminate the night sky on Lake Témiscouata and celebrate a new Acadie and a new beginning of Acadia of the Lands and Forests.