Acadian Dance Traditions on Prince Edward Island, Past and Present

A virtual exhibit created in partnership with le Musée acadien de l’Île-du-Prince-Édouard, la Fédération culturelle de l’Île-du-Prince-Édouard and Memorial University of Newfoundland, with funding from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada and the Helen Creighton Folklore Society.

From the kitchen to the stage and everywhere in between, Acadian dance traditions echo through the ages, passed from generation to generation, from person to person. The sound of shuffling feet and tapping shoes linger in the ears and hearts of dancers across Prince Edward Island.

Experience the joy and vitality of Acadian dance, past and present.

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