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AFKO Sugar Shack @your home

This is an event that will remain etched in our memories!
On Sunday, April 19, AFKO invites you to a unique experience to celebrate their 2020 sugar shack!
The current situation does not allow us to get together physically but that will not prevent us from celebrating the sugar shack each in our own way!

We will be together but at a distance to spend a festive, gastronomic and musical day.

ON THE PROGRAM ON SUNDAY, APRIL 19

11 a.m. : Traditionnal meal
2 p.m. -2:30 p.m. : Sing Call-and-response songs with Yann Troutet via ZOOM
3 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. : Live Music with D’Jef via ZOOM
3:15 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. : Live Music with Roger Dallaire via ZOOM

Participate in the challenges to try to win prizes of participation with over $300 in prizes to be won:
Photo challenge #1 :  Everyone wears a plaid shirt!
Photo challenge #2 :  Recreate with your household a Sugar shack painting

Outdoor games for everyone

11 a.m. : THE TRADITIONAL MEAL

You are invited to serve your sugar shack meal to your family and your roommates. The ZOOM videoconferencing platform will be connected to allow those who wish, to speak to other groups of friends, until 3 p.m. (You don’t have to log into ZOOM during your meal).

Menu to prepare with your family and roommates:
Old-Fashion Pea Soup
Baked Beans
Ham or Bacon
Garden-style salad to your taste
Tourtière 
Vegan Tourtière
Country-Style Omelet
Buckweat Pancakes
Maple syrup on the snow for the bravest!
No snow around? try on crushed ice!

PHOTO CHALLENGE #1: EVERYONE WEARS A PLAID SHIRT

Try to win one of the many prizes of participation!

1/Take a photo of your family and your roommates proudly wearing their most beautiful plaid shirt.
2/ Send this photo on Sunday, April 19th to coordination@afko.ca 

Try to win an additional participation prize by sharing the photo on social media using the keyword: #sugarshackwestkootenay or in French #cabaneasucrekootenayouest

2 p.m.: SING CALL-AND-RESPONSE SONGS

Sing call-and-response songs in your neighborhood! Who knows? Your neighbors might answer!

Yann Troutet will host this session via ZOOM. He is a local and very talented artist!

Now is the time to pass on the traditions to the uninitiated and to children!

3 p.m .: LIVE MUSIC WITH D'JEF AND ROGER DALLAIRE

3 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. : D'Jef

« D’jef, Is a French songwriter show on a blues-flamenco music. Touching and squeaky texts amid crazy music. In an atmosphere of sleepless nights and disjointed puppets, Jean-François Gasse makes you drift into a world woven through poetry, storytelling and music. Having learned to animate crowds by countless street performances across Canada and Europe, he offers his music mixed between gypsy music, hiphop, beatbox, flamenco, jazz and blues. »

« Roger has been performing all across Canada since 2000. Musician, storyteller, marionetist and folklorist, Roger has much to offer. Proud of his French-Canadian cultural heritage, he is passionate about sharing his « joie de vivre ». He has known many successes, one of which is a duo with the famous Québecois storyteller, Fred Pellerin. Roger has performed several times with his colleague Daniel Gervais in their duo « Trad’badour ». His theatrical know-how shows in this captivating production! »

PHOTO CHALLENGE #2: LIVE THE SUGAR SHACK OF YESTERYEAR!

 

Try to win a basket of products from francophone and francophile companies in your region worth $100 + 1 amazing cutting board from Thierry Brionne Furnitures and Spaces

1/ Recreate the image of the sugar shack by take the utensils from your kitchen as well as any accessory you find and become the characters in the image! Are you only 1 or 2 at home? No problem, reproduce only 1 or 2 characters!
Idea: Adult characters are played by children and vice versa.
This initiative is inspired by the Getty Museum Challenge.

2/ Send the picture to coordination@afko.ca 

Try to win an additional participation prize by sharing the photo on social media using the keyword: #sugarshackwestkootenay or in French #cabaneasucrekootenayouest

GAMES: IT'S TIME TO PLAY!

Take advantage of this festive day to play original games with family and roommates.! The simplest things are often the best!