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Ami Du Festival

You love the music. You love the dancing. You love the food and hanging out with friends. Speaking of friends, why not become a friend of Festival itself. By becoming an Ami du Festival, your gift ensures we can continue to bring the world to Lafayette for future generations. Plus you will belong to a community and get exclusive perks.

How much do I give?

Your pledge can be a one-time donation of $50 or a sustaining contribution of $10 a month - every little bit helps!
$10 - $49
Become an Ami
  • 100% Tax Deductable
  • $50 - $99 OR $10/MONTH*
    Become a Bon Ami

    Bon Ami Perks

    • Official 2017 Sticker
    • Exclusive AMI T-Shirt
    • 10% discount on all Festival passes
    • 10% discount on all Festival merchandise
    • 100% tax deductible
    • *Monthly pledges will go towards Festival's permanent home - our new building on Lee Street!
    $100 - $249 OR $15/MONTH*
    Become a Grand Ami

    Grand Ami Perks

    • All benefits of Bon Ami
    • One (1) Lagniappe Pass
    • Listing on Festival website
    • Tax deductible less $50
    • *Monthly pledges will go towards Festival's permanent home - our new building on Lee Street! Also includes name proudly displayed at the Festival headquarter's giving wall.
    $250 - $499 OR $30/MONTH*
    Become a Trés Bon Ami

    Trés Bon Ami Perks

    • All benefits of Bon Ami
    • Two (2) Lagniappe Passes
    • Stage recognition during Festival International de Louisiane 2017
    • Listing on Festival Website
    • Listing on Official Festival Guide**
    • Tax deductible less $100
    • *Monthly pledges will go towards Festival's permanent home - our new building on Lee Street! Includes engraged festival dedication brick and named proudly displayed at the Festival headquarter's giving wall.
    $500 - $2999 OR $50/MONTH*
    Become a Magnifique Ami

    Magnifique Ami Perks

    • All benefits of Bon Ami
    • Official 2017 Poster
    • Two (2) Bons Temps Passes
    • Official 2017 Festival International Pin
    • Listing on Festival website
    • Stage recognition during Festival International de Louisiane 2017
    • Listing in Official Festival Guide**
    • Tax deductible less $300
    • Monthly pledges will go towards Festival's permanent home - our new building on Lee Street! Includes engraved Festival dedication brick and name proudly displayed at the Festival headquarter's giving wall.
    **Deadline - February 3, 2017
    Our Donors

    Grand Ami Donators

    • Richard N. Arcuri Jr
    • Stephen G. Abshire
    • Bayou Blossoms
    • Stephan & Veronica Beasley
    • Nancy & Paul Body
    • Cherie Breaux & Rob Bochnik
    • David L Card
    • Amy Chauvin
    • Erin & Glenn Colaco
    • Brad Cradeur
    • Allison & Peter DeHart
    • Kenneth Duzan
    • Paul Eaton
    • Evangeline Optical
    • Mary Grace Hebert
    • Carl & Jan LeBlanc
    • Misty LeBlanc
    • Lauren Leonpacher
    • Gus Levy
    • Hailey Moon
    • Ryan & Brittany Petticrew
    • Katie Poche
    • Lucile Prejean
    • Lauren Claire Rabalais
    • Suzanne Rees
    • Mauri Robichaux, Realtor
    • Charles Salassi
    • Hunter & Jamie Simmons
    • Alan Stewart
    • Richard Stokes
    • Cathy Webre
    • Becca White
    • Lalith Wijayasuriya
    • Jerry & Kate Zutell

    Trés Bon Amis

    • Lee Bairnsfather
    • Becker and Associates
    • Geri Bercegeay
    • Elizabeth “EB” Brooks
    • Robert L Dafford
    • Jordan Kellman & Maribel Dietz
    • Gulf Coast Landscapes
    • Pascale et jacques Henry
    • Huval, Veazey, Felder & Renegar, LLC.
    • John & Gina Melancon
    • Mandy Migues & Karl Schott
    • Drs. Susan Mopper & Karl Hasenstein
    • Alyce Morgan
    • Georgie Mouton
    • Jerrod Olivier
    • Cecille & Rick Revels

    Magnifique

    • BJ Baldwin
    • Hab Barton / Barton Advisory Services, LLC.
    • Nancy Broussard
    • Thomas & Carmer Falgout
    • Tim Guidry & Joey Mouton
    • Steven Landry
    • Elizabeth & Scott Mayers
    • Paul H. Nicoletti
    • Kelley Pears
    • Neysha SwirlGirl
    • Charles Richard
    • Tidewater Oil & Gas Properties, LLC

    Rain Angel's Circle

    The Rain Angels' Circle of individual giving was founded several years ago when rain threatened the financial stability of Festival International. The Rain Angels' Circle is a stronghold of the continued success of Festival Internationale.
    $3,000 - $9,999
    Join the Rain Angel's Circle

    Rain Angel Perks

    • - Recognition in the Official Festival International Pocket Guide. (Deadlines Apply)
    • - Stage recognition during Festival International de Louisiane 2017
    • - Two (2) Festival International de Louisiane 2017 Pins
    • - Two (2) Designated Rain Angels' Circle badges to wear through Festival
    • - Four (4) VIP wristbands for each day on Thursday, Friday, and Sunday with access to the Rain Angels' Circle Tent (includes a special elavated area for increased stage/scéne visibility that also includes food, beverages, and private restrooms at Scéne Internationale) and access to Festival Pas Zones.* VIP wristbands include two (2) Rain Angels donor wristbands and two (2) guest wristbands per day.
    • - Eight (8) VIP wristbands for Saturday with access to the Rain Angels' Circle Tent* (includes a special elevated area for increased stage/scéne visibility that also includes food, beverages, and private restrooms at Scéne Internationale) and access to Festival Pass Zones. Saturday VIP wristbands include four (4) AM wristbands and four (4) PM wristbands.
    • One (1) Parking Pass for Special Parking (Thursday through Sunday)**
    • Opportunity to purchase a guest and child pass***
    • * Festival Pass Zones include zone access at Scéne Internationale, Scéne Fais Do Do, and stage access at Scéne Fais Do Do.
    • ** Special Parking is NOT guaranteed. Please consider the Festival shuttle from the Cajun Dome. Location: TBD
    • *** Childen under the age of 10 years with parent allowed in Rain Angels' Circle Tent Complimentary. Ages 11-17 allowed in Rain Angels' circle Tent with guest wristband or the purchase of a pass. Minor passes limited to two (2) passes per donorship. Additional one day guest passes are available to Rain Angels' Circle donors.
    Join the Rain Angel's Circle
    Our Donors

    Rain Angel Donators

    • Big Easy Casino- Don & Trish Johnson
    • Billeaud Capital Management- Bo Billeaud
    • Billeaud Companies
    • Michael & Amy Broussard
    • Darrelyn & Don Burts
    • Uniglobe Associated Travel- Robbie & Julie Bush
    • Robert & Janice Copeland
    • Dr. Sammie & Shirely Cosper
    • Dr. Ronnie Daigle & Dr. Patricia Cran
    • Jimmy & Patti Domengeaux
    • Jim & Charlotte Doyle
    • John & Barbara Girard
    • Dr. David Fisher Jr
    • Gerald & Beth Guilbeaux
    • Sally B Herpin
    • Pour- Walter Hidalgo & Stuart Ottinger
    • Thomas Hightower
    • Dr. Bina Joseph
    • Maggie & Charles Justus
    • Eddy Knight Family Foundation
    • Thomas & Garnet LeMaire
    • The Lowry Family
    • Dr. Rachelle Meaux
    • Herman Mhire
    • Monique Monteilh MD
    • Moss Motors
    • Joel & Perri Prellop
    • Renee Reaux
    • Charles Taylor Rock, Jr.
    • Dr. Luris Sanchez
    • Sadie Shamsie & Dan Vollmer
    • Mr. & Mrs. Warren Shepherd
    • Dr. & Mrs. Mohit Srivastava
    • Mr. & Mrs. Brendan Synnott
    • Dr. & Mrs. Charles White

    Festival Leauxcal

    Have a small business looking to support the largest international music festival in the country? Then our FESTIVAL LEAUXCAL sponsorship is perfect for you and your business. Festival Leauxcal is Festival supported by local business. We know that by creating partnerships with businesses of all levels we can bring more economic growth to our community. The goal for our Festival Leauxcal program is to encourage spending from our Festival goers at your business during the 4 day festival but also year-round. Tell your customers, families and friends, if they spend money in your festival Leauxcal business, they not only help support you, but they help to enrich and educate our community through your committed contribution to Festival.

    There are three levels of sponsorships

    $500 - $999 OR $50/MONTH*
    Become A Leauxcal Silver

    Leauxcal Silver Perks

    • Company Logo Included in Festival Leauxcal pring ad (deadlines apply)**
    • Listing on Festival website
    • Listing as Festival Leauxcal supporter in the Official Festival Guide (deadlines apply)
    • One (1) Festival Intervational de Louisiane 2017 Pin
    • Two (2) Festival Leauxcal T-Shirt
    • Festival Leauxcal Storefront Window Cling (12x12)
    • Social Media recognition
    • Two (2) Festival Lagniappe passes
    • Stage recognition during Festival International de Louisiane 2017
    • Name recognition on screen at Scéne Internationale
    • Opportunity to become a LIME venue (must meet venue requirements)
    • 10% discount on all additional Festival Passes
    • Tax deductible***
    $1000 - $1999 OR $100/MONTH*
    Become a Leauxcal Gold

    Leauxcal Gold Perks

    • Company Logo Included in Festival Leauxcal pring ad (deadlines apply)**
    • Listing on Festival website
    • Listing as Festival Leauxcal supporter in the Official Festival Guide (deadlines apply)
    • Two (2) Festival Intervational de Louisiane 2017 Pin
    • Four (4) Festival Leauxcal T-Shirt
    • One (1) Official Festival International de Louisiane 2017 Poster
    • Festival Leauxcal Storefront Window Cling (12x12)
    • Social Media recognition
    • Two (2) Festival Bons Temps passes
    • Two (2) Festival Lagniappe passes
    • Stage recognition during Festival International de Louisiane 2017
    • Name recognition on screen at Scéne Internationale
    • Opportunity to become a LIME venue (must meet venue requirements)
    • 10% discount on all additional Festival Passes
    • Tax deductible***
    $2000 - $9999 OR $200/MONTH*
    Become A Leauxcal Platinum

    Leauxcal Platinum Perks

    • Company Logo Included in Festival Leauxcal spring ad (deadlines apply)**
    • Listing on Festival website
    • Listing as Festival Leauxcal supporter in the Official Festival Guide (deadlines apply)
    • Two (2) Festival Intervational de Louisiane 2017 Pin
    • Four (4) Festival Leauxcal T-Shirt
    • One (1) Official Festival International de Louisiane 2017 Poster
    • Festival Leauxcal Storefront Window Cling (12x12)
    • Social Media recognition
    • Four (4) Festival Bons Temps passes
    • Stage recognition during Festival International de Louisiane 2017
    • Logo recognition on screen at Scéne Internationale
    • Opportunity to become a LIME venue (must meet venue requirements)
    • 10% discount on all additional Festival Passes
    • Tax deductible***
    • Monthly installments must equal or be greater than the lowest membership level amount by August 31, 2017.
    • ** Deadline - February 3, 2017
    • *** All donor levels are tax deductible less non-deductible amount (Silver - $150, Gold - $600, Platinum-$850
    Become A Festival Leauxcal

    Become a Festival Sponsor

    Want to get your brand in front of over 300,000 people? Festival International is not only the largest International music and arts festival in the United States, but also voted the best World music festival in the world two years in a row! Through the arts presented and the community efforts to produce it, Festival contributes to the spirit of community that includes the various ethnic communities in Lafayette as well as a large percentage of visitors from the several states and countries

    Why Festival International?

    • Over 300,000 annual attendees over 5 days
    • Estimated economic impact of $49 million annually
    • Local and International trade directors host business and city leaders from around the world
    • Attracts music lovers from over 48 states and over 10 countries
    • Over 100 performances with musicians and street animators from over 20 countries
    • National media recognition: Good Morning America, The Today Show, CNN, USA Today, Wall Street Journal, New York Times
    • Free and non-ticketed
    • 8 stages throughout Downtown Lafayette
    • Designated Chidren's area "Scéne des Juenes", for familes and young children with live music, interactive educational activities, arts and crafts.
    • 2013 and 2012 Reader's Choice winner for Best World Music Festival - About.com
    • Community Outreach - 501 (c) (3) non-profit - Tax write-off
    • Recognition and Awards
    • 2016: Official Southern Travel Treasure - Southern Traveler
    • 2014: Favorite Festival - Tops of Acadiana: Acadiana Profile Magazine
    • 2013: About.com Reader's Choice Best World Music Festival
    • 2013-2014 Winner: Localsloveus.com
    • 2012: About.com Reader's Choice Best World Music Festival
    • 2012-2013 Winner: Localsloveus.com
    • 2012: American Bar Association's Top 100 Events in North America/li>

    Festival Demographics

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    Media Stats

    • Marketing Spend:
    • Total Average: $220,550.79
    • Total TV Average: $55,458.33
    • Total Print Average: $83,531.84
    • Total Radio Average: $62,859.01
    • Total Billboard Average: $15,000
    • Twitter: @festivalintl - 10.1 K Followers
    • Facebook: Festival International de Lousiane - 51,986 likes
    • Instagram: Festivalinternational - 9,299 Followers
    • Mobile App: 197,758 Sessions
    • festivalinternational.org: 687,349 page views and 118,606 users
    • Over 100 articles covering Festival International 2016 - 9 articles from French Media outlets
    • 47 media outlets: 6 International outlets, 11 Regional and Notional Outlets, and 30 Local outlets

    Why Lafayette?

      • Recognized as the 5th best city for job growth in United States - Business Facilities Juy/August 2015
      • Recognized as one of the top 10 cities in the South as a "sizzling mid-market economy". - Southern Business & Development Winter 2015
  • Ranked in the top 25 metro areas in the Best Performing Cities Index. - Milken Institute
  • Happiest City in the United States - Study published by the National Bureau of Economic Research
  • Over 500,000 population in Lafayette Parish and surrounding Parishes
  • "Silicon Bayou - aka Lafayette, LA - is the best kept secret reservoir of inovation mojo in America" - Todd Park, Chief Techonology Officer of the United States
  • Second largest University in Louisiana - over 20,000 students
  • Festival International de Louisiane is excited to offer th following partnership opportunities to maximize your marketing efforts, reach thousands of potential customers and be seen as a prominent community supporter of the arts.
    • Festival International's advertising, publicity and promotions use all forms of media: social, digital, email, television, newspaper, magazines, radio and online. Customized partnerships are available.
    • For more information on sponsorship opportunites, call 337-232-8086 or email Candance Gulotta-Haggart: candace@festivalinternational.org.