A summer in honor of Maria

france-bellemare-jeune-soprano-originaireThe summer season of the Museum Louis-Hemon will be marked by festivities surrounding the 100th anniversary of the first edition of the novel Maria Chapdelaine.

A theatrical show will be presented from 20 July to 20 August every Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday at 14h. timeless mission is punctuated zany stories of two spies responsible for a very special mission that takes place in the past. The plot of this production will be about the work of Louis Hemon. This is a production Mathieu Savard and Christian Laprise.

Also, Louis-Hemon Museum invites the public to two commemorative days, on 20 and 21 August. The Saturday will take place on the museum site where a series of family activities will be offered. The museum will ship in the heart of the municipality of Peribonka to the day Sunday where it will be possible to relive the first scene of the novel Maria Chapdelaine with Great Maria Mass to be celebrated by Bishop Andre Rivest, Bishop of Chicoutimi . This very special and meaningful celebration will be followed by a live auction on the church square.

To conclude the commemorations, the museum is proud to present artists from the region with an opera show to be held September 16, 2016 at the Church of Peribonka. “We invite you to spend an evening while in France Bellemare company in music, the young soprano native of Saint-Felicien, winner of the third prize at the International Music Competition of Montreal in 2015. She will share the stage with Audrey-Anne Asselin, native Dolbeau-Mistassini. The show will be followed by a pub night Bistr’eau Peribonka during which the audience will meet the artists. Tickets are on sale for $ 45 at the Museum Louis-Hemon “invites the Director Guylaine Perron.


In addition, museum visitors can discover the exhibition Amazing Stories, myths and legends from us that is presented in the region for the first time.

“This exhibition, suitable for family customers and presented from June 13 to September 5, 2016, takes us to the heart of legends universe, through stories from the folklore Quebec, Canadian and American Indians. First form of literature of a people, the legends are originally designed to be told: passed from storyteller to storyteller ear to mouth, they travel and evolve over time. In recent years, storytellers, authors and musicians have given new life to the folk tradition. They are reborn and they reactualize a whole part of our heritage, “says the CEO.

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