Moncton, March 18, 2021 – The Acadian Association of Professional Artists of New Brunswick (AAAPNB) announces today that the Soirée des Éloizes will be broadcast on Saturday, May 29, 2021.

Radio-Canada will broadcast the special on Saturday, May 29 at 8 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. in Newfoundland, on ICI Télé en Atlantique. It is also possible to listen to it at the same time via the Internet at radiocanada.ca/acadie. The show will also air on ICI ARTV at 8 p.m. across the country. It will then be available for catch-up on ICI TOU.TV for one year.

The teams have been working for several months to create a renewed edition of the Soirée des Éloizes: “The pandemic has forced us to show ingenuity to recognize the artistic excellence of the 2020 cuvée of the finalists. I am so happy that this evening can take place ”, explains Carmen Gibbs, general manager of AAAPNB and producer of Éloizes.

The production and artistic direction of this special have been entrusted to Kevin McIntyre and the animation will be assumed by none other than Matthieu Girard.

The world has changed a lot in the past year: “The arts and culture sector is particularly affected and the repercussions will be felt for many years to come. The Éloizes are no exception to this reality, ”adds Carmen Gibbs.

You are therefore all invited to join us for this different evening at Les Éloizes. Follow our social media to learn more about the 2020 finalists.

The AAAPNB has decided to virtually maintain the Éloizes Youth Activities.

The invitation was extended to all teachers and the interest shown by the education community in Youth Activities confirms the need for arts education and education through the arts.

More than 200 workshops will therefore be offered in the 34 schools of the Francophone Northeast School District and in six educational daycares that will reach more than 3,000 young people aged 2 to 18: “The results are beyond our expectations. … It’s extraordinary, it’s magnificent! », Affirms Philippe Beaulieu, president of the AAAPNB.