Festival International Presented by LUS Fiber, Releases Official 2017 Mobile App Powered by Cypress Bayou Casino

March 29, 2017
For Immediate Release
Contact: April Courville, Marketing Director april@festivalinternational.org

Lafayette, LA – The Official 2017 Festival Mobile App Powered by Cypress Bayou Casino is now available for download on Android and iPhones. The Festival mobile app is the official electronic guide and one-stop shop for all things Festival International! The mobile app, designed by Avai, features the full lineup, schedule, sponsors, after-hours events, food vendors and weather updates.

In addition to the artists’ lineup, schedule, and after-hours events, there is now a brand new feature that allows people to sign up to volunteer, purchase a festival pass or merchandise, right within the app. Information about the artists, events, and sponsors will also be included in the Official Festival Guide, distributed by The Current and ABiz out on newsstands April 1, 2017. Marketing Director, April Courville encourages festival-goers to download the app for real-time updates. “We use the app’s push notifications for real-time updates during the event, such as weather delays or schedule changes,” she said. “It is the best way to stay informed during the Festival.”

Mobile App Highlights include:

Buy Passes: The Lagniappe Pass and Bons Temps Pass will be available to purchase.
Become an Amis: Users can become Amis and donate to the Festival from the mobile device.
Get Festival Merch: This feature will make shopping for all Festival gear easy.
Festival Leauxcal Supporters: The mobile app will feature all of the organizations who made the Festival possible through sponsorship and Festival Leauxcal program.
Volunteer Sign-Up: Sign up for volunteer shifts easily on the mobile app. Simply select a volunteer area and the shift from the convenience of a cell phone.
Full Lineup: The filter feature allows filtering options by performer, day, or stage, plus the option to build a custom schedule and sync with the calendar on your mobile device. The custom schedule feature allows users to plan each day based on the performances and activities they’d like to see.
Artist Info: Click on any artist to read bios, watch videos, view the website and follow social media pages.
Vendors: A full listing of all Cuisine, Arts & Crafts vendors at Festival. Filter by stage to find out which vendors are closest to a particular location.
Festival Info: Information is available on all things Festival, including emergency assistance, shuttle schedule, Festival Merchandise hours, and lost & found.
Weather: Festival forecast provided by KATC TV3 Doppler 3000.

The 2017 Festival International App Powered by Cypress Bayou Casino is available for free download for Android and iPhones under Festival International de Louisiane.

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About Festival International de Louisiane

Festival International de Louisiane is a non-profit organization that produces the largest International music and arts festival in the United States with a special emphasis on the connection between Acadiana and the Francophone world and an estimated economic impact of 49 million annually. With over 300,000 festival goers every year, the annual festival features musical performances by artists from over 20 countries along with workshops, exhibits, visual art, theater and other forms of performance arts. The 5-day festival is held in April transforming downtown Lafayette, Louisiana into an entertainment mecca.
Celebrate 31 years of Festival International de Louisiane, April 26-30, 2017!

Festival International de Louisiane
315 Lee Ave.
Lafayette, LA 70501
337-232-8086
www.festivalinternational.org
April 26-30, 2017

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