Chevron Scène des Juenes – Update

Due to yesterday's rain and mud, Chevron Scene des Jeunes is now a block party! Located on Vermilion Street in front of Cathedral Carmel, the Scenes des Jeunes block party opens at 12:00pm today. Street performances by Noisician Coalition and Soul Xpress Brass Band will continue and the following performances have been moved to Popeye's… Continue reading

Weather Update – Stages open at 2:00 pm

Performances will resume as scheduled starting at 2:00 pm. A few schedule changes noted below, otherwise, the stages are set to open! Scenes des Jeunes will kick off with Rocknocerous at 2:00pm, followed by Kinobe & the Wamu Spirit at 3:00 pm. Catch Cambalache tomorrow at noon from Scene Lafayette General Fais Do Do. It's… Continue reading

Weather update – Saturday

A small thunderstorm has caused a few cancellations and delays. ASArts Band at 11:30 at Chevron Scenes des Jeunes is canceled, along with French Axe on Scene TV5Monde Lafayette. Catch French Axe today in the Chat Room at 2:30pm and again tomorrow at 1:30pm on Popeyes Pavillion de Cuisine. Jeffery Broussard Family Band on Scene… Continue reading

Festival International Draws Influential Participants with Opening Ceremonies

Lafayette, LA – Festival International de Louisiane welcomes influential participants from around the world to this year’s Festival, including French government officials and international media outlets. Organizations such as Radio Canada, TV5Monde, and Afropop Worldwide have reached out to Festival International officials to cover the event. In addition, this year’s lineup of Francophone artists has… Continue reading

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Festival International honors late UL Professor for Volunteer of the Year Award

Lafayette, LA – Festival International de Louisiane is proud to present this year’s David Lofton Volunteer of the Year Award to the late Griff Blakewood. Blakewood has given at least 10 years of service to Festival within the production department. He greatly contributed to the coordination of the volunteers for the recycling/sanitation area. “He LOVED… Continue reading