Three local music institutions partner for community support

Lafayette, LA - Festival International de Louisiane, Festivals Acadiens et Creoles, and Downtown Alive! Have partnered to create a music triangle of support. The three organizations have provided free music celebrations for over 100 years, collectively. “Music is the heartbeat of any culture. But in Acadiana, that heart beats so loudly because of our free… Continue reading

Save the Date

Save the Date – La Fête du Festival

Ladies & Gents! Party like it’s 1920 with Festival International de Louisiane for their annual fundraising celebration, La Fete du Festival! Mark your calendars for Saturday, November 7, 2015 from 6:30-9:30 pm at the Grouse Room, located at 1919 Kaliste Saloom Rd #303, Lafayette. Get ready for a night of Gatsby-inspired glamour that will be… Continue reading

Gulotta-Haggart named Development Director

  Lafayette, LA -  Festival International de Louisiane is proud to announce the hire of Candace Gulotta-Haggart as its new Development Director. Mrs. Gulotta-Haggart comes to Festival from New Cardiovascular Horizons Foundation in Lafayette, LA where she was the Director of Development and Special Projects. As Development Director, Gulotta-Haggart will work to secure all levels… Continue reading

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