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

Festival International partners with local publication to produce Official Pocket Guide

Lafayette, LA - Festival International de Louisiane has partnered with local publication, IND Monthly to produce the Official 2015 Pocket Guide. “IND Media is proud to publish the Official Pocket Guide for Festival International 2015.  The 56 page publication is full of useful information to enhance the festival attendee’s experience,” says IND Media’s Associate Publisher,… Continue reading

Festival International Releases Official 2015 Mobile App

Lafayette, LA – The Official 2015 Festival Mobile App is now available for download on Android and iPhones. The Festival mobile app is your official electronic guide and your one-stop shop for all things Festival International! The mobile app, designed by CrowdTorch, features the full lineup, schedule, site maps, after-hours events, food vendors and weather… Continue reading

Festival International’s Louisiana International Music Exchange (LIME) Partners With Tipitina’s Foundation for Musicians Workshop

Lafayette, LA, March 10, 2015 – Each year, Festival International de Louisiane hosts the Louisiana International Music Exchange (LIME) to promote and present Louisiana musicians to music industry professionals from around the world. Sponsored by the Lafayette Convention & Visitors Commission and Lafayette Entertainment Initiative, the event takes place on the Friday of Festival International… Continue reading

Festival International announces Volunteer Opportunities

Lafayette, LA – Festival International de Louisiane is accepting smiling faces to volunteer in a variety of roles during this year’s Festival April 22-26, 2015. Festival International is known for the supporters and volunteers that keep it fun and free year after year.  The organization relies on upwards of 2,000 volunteers to assure the event… Continue reading

Louisiana International Music Exchange (LIME) Showcases Louisiana Musicians

Lafayette, LA, February 25, 2015 – Each year, Festival International de Louisiane hosts the Louisiana International Music Exchange (LIME), along with Lafayette Convention & Visitors Commission. LIME is designed to promote and present Louisiana musicians to music industry professionals from around the world. The event takes place on the Friday of Festival International and encourages… Continue reading

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Tickets for Big Freedia After Party selling fast

Don't miss the Official Big Freedia After Party hosted by NiteTown on Friday, April 24th. It's going down! Be there when The Queen Diva brings her unique and internationally acclaimed New Orleans Bounce to Lafayette for the first time.  Space is limited - this is expected to be a sold out show! (more…) Continue reading

2015 Lineup Announced

Festival International de Louisiane Announces 2015 Lineup Lafayette, LA – The 2015 lineup once again features some of the world’s most talented and influential performers. Anjélque Kidjo from Benin, Ukrainian folk-punk quartet DakhaBrakha, Portland’s MarchFourth Marching Band, Quebec’s Nomadic Massive, Lafayette’s own GIVERS and Buckwheat’s World feat Buckwheat Zydeco serve as this year’s headliners. These… Continue reading

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