Cornouaille


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Cornouaille

(kôrnwī`), district of Brittany, NW France, comprising parts of Finistère, Côtes-d'Armor, and Morbihan depts. The name was probably brought by Britons who fled Cornwall at the time of the Anglo-Saxon invasions (c.500).
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He has played at some of the major festivals and venues like Glasgow Celtic Connections, Festival Inter-celtique de Lorient, Festival de Cornouaille, Festival des Vieilles Charrues, Les TombAes de la Nuit, Transmusicales, PalAo Festival, Ennis Trad Festival, FMM Sines and many more.
Promoting her new film Cornouaille, she said: "What's happened to us is our concern.
In contrast size-wise, we were bowled over by the village of Ste-Marine, reached either by pedestrian-only ferry or via the graceful Pont de Cornouaille across the rivermouth from Benodet.
In contrast size-wise, we were bowled over by the village of Ste-Marine, reached either by pedestrian-only ferry or the graceful Pont de Cornouaille across the rivermouth from Benodet.
36) In its own guides, the Syndicat d'Initiative of Cornouaille cast its section of the Finistere as the last great stronghold of Bretagne bretonnante, foregrounding the costume of the region as a visual shorthand for the picturesque integrity of the region as a whole.
This pact, which rallies public stakeholders and fishing sector professionals around a common vision, will oblige the signatories to meet the objective of making Cornouaille the laboratory of tomorrow's fishing sector: sustainable, ecologically responsible, socially dynamic and economically sound.
The idea for the pact matured following the 2008 diesel fuel crisis', when surging fuel prices, combined with stagnating fish prices, presented a serious threat to the survival of fishermen operating in various European maritime sectors, and in particular in this part of Brittany, the leading producer of fresh fish in France with its 1,250 km of coasts on the English Channel and the Atlantic, some 800 fishing vessels and more than 3,000 fishermen (with turnover of 500 million), concentrated in the southern part of the department, Cornouaille.
Its Festival de Cornouaille of music and folklore attracts several hundred thousand visitors every July.
Yves, patron saint of lawyers and redresser of wrongs, celebrated on the third Sunday of May in Treguier, or at the Celtic Festival de Cornouaille in Quimper in July, or the pardon of St.
This week the port of Quimper celebrates its heritage with the Fetes de Cornouaille, a week of music from all over the Celtic world.