Opening ceremony & day Jeux de l'Acadie

Tina Comeau tcomeau@thevanguard.ca
Published on July 1, 2012

The opening ceremony of the Finale des Jeux de l'Acadie was held at the Mariners Centre on June 30. 

Here are some photos from the opening ceremony, and also photos from the first day of sports competition at the Finale des Jeux de l'Acadie, which wraps up on July 3.

Jeux de l'Acadie

Published on 01 July 2012

Members of the Nouvelle Écosse team run into the Mariners Centre during the June 30 opening ceremonies of the Finale des Jeux de l’Acadie. TINA COMEAU PHOTO

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Jeux de l'Acadie

Published on 01 July 2012

There were many smiles and a lot of Acadian flags during Saturday night’s opening ceremony of the Finale des Jeux de l’Acadie. Tina Comeau photo

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Jeux de l'Acadie

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Jeux athletes celebrate with the group Radio Radio during the opening ceremony. Tina Comeau photo

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Jeux de l'Acadie

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The Jeux torch is brought into the Mariners Centre. Tina Comeau photo

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Jeux de l'Acadie

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Opening ceremony of the Finale des Jeux de l'Acadie. TINA COMEAU PHOTO

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Jeux de l'Acadie

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Opening ceremony of the Finale des Jeux de l'Acadie. TINA COMEAU PHOTO

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Jeux de l'Acadie

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Opening ceremony of the Finale des Jeux de l'Acadie. TINA COMEAU PHOTO

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Jeux de l'Acadie

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Opening ceremony of the Finale des Jeux de l'Acadie. TINA COMEAU PHOTO

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Jeux de l'Acadie

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Opening ceremony of the Finale des Jeux de l'Acadie. TINA COMEAU PHOTO

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Jeux de l'Acadie

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Opening ceremony of the Finale des Jeux de l'Acadie. TINA COMEAU PHOTO

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Jeux de l'Acadie

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Opening ceremony of the Finale des Jeux de l'Acadie. TINA COMEAU PHOTO

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Opening ceremony of the Finale des Jeux de l'Acadie. TINA COMEAU PHOTO

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Jeux de l'Acadie

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Opening ceremony of the Finale des Jeux de l'Acadie. TINA COMEAU PHOTO

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Jeux de l'Acadie

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Opening ceremony of the Finale des Jeux de l'Acadie. TINA COMEAU PHOTO

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Jeux de l'Acadie

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Opening ceremony of the Finale des Jeux de l'Acadie. TINA COMEAU PHOTO

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Jeux de l'Acadie

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Opening ceremony of the Finale des Jeux de l'Acadie. TINA COMEAU PHOTO

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Jeux de l'Acadie

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Opening ceremony of the Finale des Jeux de l'Acadie. TINA COMEAU PHOTO

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Jeux de l'Acadie

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Opening ceremony of the Finale des Jeux de l'Acadie. TINA COMEAU PHOTO

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Jeux de l'Acadie

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Opening ceremony of the Finale des Jeux de l'Acadie. TINA COMEAU PHOTO

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Jeux de l'Acadie

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Opening ceremony of the Finale des Jeux de l'Acadie. Corey Wilson performing. TINA COMEAU PHOTO

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Opening ceremony of the Finale des Jeux de l'Acadie. TINA COMEAU PHOTO

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Jeux de l'Acadie

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Opening ceremony of the Finale des Jeux de l'Acadie. TINA COMEAU PHOTO

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Jeux de l'Acadie

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Opening ceremony of the Finale des Jeux de l'Acadie. TINA COMEAU PHOTO

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Jeux de l'Acadie

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Opening ceremony of the Finale des Jeux de l'Acadie. TINA COMEAU PHOTO

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Jeux de l'Acadie

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Kidzact perform at opening ceremony of the Finale des Jeux de l'Acadie. TINA COMEAU PHOTO

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Jeux de l'Acadie

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Opening ceremony of the Finale des Jeux de l'Acadie. Team Nouvelle Ecosse. TINA COMEAU PHOTO

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Jeux de l'Acadie

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Opening ceremony of the Finale des Jeux de l'Acadie. TINA COMEAU PHOTO

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Jeux de l'Acadie

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Opening ceremony of the Finale des Jeux de l'Acadie. TINA COMEAU PHOTO

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Jeux de l'Acadie

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Opening ceremony of the Finale des Jeux de l'Acadie. Radio Radio performs. TINA COMEAU PHOTO

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Jeux de l'Acadie

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Opening ceremony of the Finale des Jeux de l'Acadie. Radio Radio performs. TINA COMEAU PHOTO

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Jeux de l'Acadie

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Opening ceremony of the Finale des Jeux de l'Acadie. Radio Radio performs. TINA COMEAU PHOTO

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FINALE JEUX DE L'ACADIE

Published on 30 June 2012

Acadian Pride on display. TINA COMEAU PHOTO

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FINALE JEUX DE L'ACADIE

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Nouvelle Écosse versus Kent on Day 1 on Finale des Jeux de l'Acadie. TINA COMEAU PHOTO

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FINALE JEUX DE L'ACADIE

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Finale des Jeux de l'Acadie. TINA COMEAU PHOTO

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FINALE JEUX DE L'ACADIE

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Girls soccer between Nouvelle Écosse and Kent. The game was won by Kent 2-0. TINA COMEAU PHOTO

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Finale Jeux de l'Acadia.

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Basketball. TINA COMEAU PHOTO

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FINALE JEUX DE L'ACADIE

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Mini handball played on June 30. TINA COMEAU PHOTO

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Finales des Jeux de l'Acadie

Published on 30 June 2012

Girls soccer action between team Nouvelle Écosse and Kent. The Nova Scotia team is made up of players from Clare. Kent won this game 2-0. TINA COMEAU PHOTO

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Finale des Jeux de l'Acadie

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Natis Boudreau with the ball for team Nouvelle Écosse during a 6-0 win over Restigouche. TINA COMEAU PHOTO

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Jeux de l'Acadie

Published on 30 June 2012

The runner is safe at first during a softball game between Madawaska-Victoria and Sud-Est played on the afternoon of June 30 at the Hebron Recreational Complex. Sud-Est won this game 1-0. Tina Comeau photo

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Jeux de l'Acadie

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Riley Boudreau for team Nouvelle Écosse manages to avoid the reach of a Restigouche player. Tina Comeau photo

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Jeux de l'Acadie

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Team Nouvelle Écosse in boys volleyball. TINA COMEAU PHOTO

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Jeux de l'Acadie

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Team Nouvelle Écosse, made up of Clare players, vs Péninsula acadienne. Nouvelle Écosse won the matches. TINA COMEAU PHOTO

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Jeux de l'Acadie

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Par en Bas student Nick Cottreau, playing for the Nouveau Écossé team, prepares to make a shot during a game at the Drumlin Heights Badminton venue during opening day action at the Jeux de l'Acadie. Belle Hatfield photo

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Jeux de l'Acadie

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Brandon Goodwin keeps control of the ball for Team Nouvelle Écosse. TINA COMEAU PHOTO

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Jeux de l'Acadie

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Some less traditional soccer attire. Tina Comeau photo

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Jeux de l'Acadie

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Jeux de l'Acadie soccer action got underway at 8 a.m. Saturday in Hebron as Sud-Est and PEI took to the field. Games continue at various venues throughout the area. Belle Hatfield photo

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Jeux de l'Acadie

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Mini handball. TINA COMEAU PHOTO

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Jeux de l'Acadie

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Safe at second on an attempt to steal during girls softball between Madawaska-Victoria and Sud-Est. TINA COMEAU PHOTO

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Jeux de l'Acadie

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Sara Sabry and Vanessa Wilson of the Nouvelle Écosse tennis team during play at the St. Ambrose tennis courts on Saturday morning. Hatfield photo

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Jeux de l'Acadie

Published on 30 June 2012

Cheers from the spectators. TINA COMEAU PHOTO

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Jeux de l'Acadie

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Boys' Nouvelle Écosse soccer team keeper Dominic Surette. TINA COMEAU PHOTO

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Jeux de l'Acadie

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A team arrives at one of the sporting venues. TINA COMEAU PHOTO

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Jeux de l'Acadie

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Games mascot Acajoux arriving at one of the sporting venues. TINA COMEAU PHOTO

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