“It was a wonderful inspirational moment to work in the Botanical Garden and create fantastical choreography between the flowers and trees.”
- Igor Dobrovolskiy, Choreographer
After theatre studies at l’Université de Moncton, Izabelle started the band Angry Candy and toured in Canada, the U.S., Europe and Africa. With more than 3,000 performances and ten years of experience, singer-songwriter Izabelle is a powerhouse vocalist with a captivating stage presence; she is a staple on the New Brunswick music scene.
The New Brunswick Botanical Garden is an 8-hectare (20-acre) oasis bordering the Madawaska River in Edmundston. Tranquility and whimsy abound throughout the 12 thematic gardens rich with colours, scents, and creative beauty. The permanent exhibit Butterflies of the World, and the lovely Café Flora on site, enhance a visit to this enchanting garden.
The Botanical Garden is definitely not the only colourful stop in the Edmundston area. The Edmundston Arts Centre is full of artistic activities you’ll want to check out. For the festival lover, La Foire Brayonne is one of the largest Francophone festivals in the region. Need more green space? Explore the République Provincial Park or Le Prospecteur Trails.
Surrounded by trail-laced mountains and situated between two rivers, the city of Edmundston is proud to be home to French Brayonne culture. Learn about its history and be sure to sample the cuisine while you’re in the region, especially the popular traditional ploye.