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Brittany Day 2024 with BZH New York May 12, 2024

Tuesday, May 07, 2024 1:03 PM | Anonymous

IBO member Kat Bride invites you to Brittany Day 2024 with BZH New York on Sunday, May 12, 2024 at Tall Ship Wavertree, South Street Seaport, Pier 16.

In partnership with Region Bretagne and the City of Lorient, with Mr. Fabrice Loher, Mayor of Lorient, our friends at the Association of Bretons and friends of Brittany in New York BZH New York will celebrate the vibrant culture and thriving economy of Brittany, while promoting sustainable cargo transportation by sail.

Highlighted by three captivating segments, the day will be enlightening and entertaining:

1. History: 3 to 5PM : Conference on the Tween Deck FREE — Must Register on Eventbrite. Renowned maritime historian, Dr. Christophe Cérino, PhD, from the University of Southern Brittany and President of the Underwater Museum of the Pays de Lorient, will delve into the fascinating history of the frigate L’Isère, the barge that delivered the Statue of Liberty to New York in 1885. 

2. Cultural: 5:30 to 9PM: COCKTAIL FETE DE LA BRETAGNE / FEST NOZ — Over the course of the cocktail, we'll be showcasing the richness of Breton culture by including both traditional elements - Breton song, biniou/bombarde - and contemporary aesthetics that are open to the world. We will celebrate and promote the richness of Breton culture.

3. Economics and Sports: 7:00 to 7:30 PM: IMOCA AWARD CEREMONY FOR THE TRANSIT CIC LORIENT-NY. We will honor the IMOCA winners of the prestigious Transat CIC Lorient-New York sailing race. This event, which underscores the vital maritime partnership between our regions, will also facilitate discussions on wind propulsion and its economic implications. We will honor the winners of the prestigious Transat CIC Lorient-New York sailing race.

Register and purchase tix here:

** Rain or Shine & No Refund ** 

If you are interested in volunteering at the event please contact Kat Bride @

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