Arts & Culture Resources


You will be thrilled by the rich cultural life in French in the six Acadian and Francophone regions of Prince Edward Island. You will find cultural and community programming in each of the six school/community centres.
La Fédération culturelle de l’Île-du-Prince-Édouard promotes artistic and cultural resources of the Acadian and Francophone Community of Prince Edward Island.
L'Exposition agricole et le Festival acadien in the Évangéline region attracts more than 10,000 visitors annually on Labour Day weekend.
The Rendez-vous Rustico Festival, the Rustico Acadian Festival takes place annually at the end of July.
Music programming, dinner theatres, exhibits, Acadian culture and food are available year-round at the Acadian Music Village in Abrams-Village.
Local artists and musicians perform year-round all over the Island.
On occasion, you can find French programming at the Confederation Centre for the Arts in Charlottetown, which enables the Acadian and Francophone community to promote its artists to a wider audience, and at various English festivals across PEI.


The Acadian and Francophone community of Prince Edward Island has developed a vibrant cultural life in its image. The showcase of the Island's Acadian heritage occupies a great place in the hearts of Acadians of the province. The Acadian Museum, located in Miscouche, wishes to create awareness among Island Acadians and make them proud of their culture, language and heritage, and thus contribute to the survival and development of Prince Edward Island’s Acadian community.


Acadians and francophones on the Island have access to several media in French.

• La Voix Acadienne, weekly newspaper and the only French-language newspaper published in Prince Edward Island, founded in 1975.

• Radio-Canada from Montreal, Moncton or Charlottetown; the morning radio program. The show broadcast five days a week from Charlottetown. Tel: 1-800-565-5453 Email:

• Radio Beauséjour (CJSE 89.5 FM) is a community radio station in Southeastern New Brunswick, accessible in certain areas of Prince Edward Island.

• Community newsletters serving Acadian and Francophone communities in Évangeline, West Prince, Summerside-Miscouche, Charlottetown and Rustico regions.

TQS, TVA, RDI and RDI Junior and certain other French television are channels accessible by cable.


The Acadian and Francophone community of PEI is formed of six school\community centres and more than 20 organizations who offer programs and services in various sectors including Health, Sports, Families, Seniors, Economic development, Culture, Education, etc.

To find more information on these organizations and their mandates, please consult this list provided by the SSTA.