Les Mains Tendres are one of the performers at the Fiesta Agriculturelle in Grenville-sur-la-Rouge this Sunday, September 19. Facebook photo

Fiesta Agriculturelle coming to Grenville-sur-la-Rouge on September 19

The Centre d’immigration in Argenteuil is hosting the Fiesta Agriculturelle 2021 on Sunday, September 19. It will take place from 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Séminaire du Sacré Coeur in Grenville-sur-la-Rouge, which is located at 2738 Route 148.  

The goal and mission of the event is to promote cultural diversity in the municipality and across the  MRC d’Argenteuil. The second objective of the festival is to give the opportunity to women artists to have a space to present their talent. The event will specifically provide space to female artists from Quebec of various origins. Organizers want the Fiesta Agriculturelle to be a family space where cultures are intertwined with an emphasis on gender equality and coexistence without discrimination.  

Programming for September 19 

10:45 am to 11:30 am @Pierina Yupanki (Peruvian dance performance on ‘cajon’ percussion by Luis Arbulu. 

Pierina Yupanqui, interpreter. Choreographer and dance teacher in Montreal since 2017. Founder of Club danse et plus, teacher at Club Energie, performer and Choreographer since 2019. 

Accompanist: the cajonist: Luis Arbulu, promoter of the Peruvian cajon for 10 years. Cajon interpreter and teacher for children and adults 

11:45 am to 12:30 pm Sylvie Royer “Celestial Beavers” duet with Thierry Fortuit, 

12:45 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Les Mains Tendres 

1:45 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Djelytapa Perso 

2:45 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Sarah Louis-Jean 


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