April 4, 2017
For Immediate Release
Contact: April Courville, Marketing Director firstname.lastname@example.org
The City of Lafayette Hosts Festival International, Presented by LUS Fiber Flag Raising Ceremony
The city of Lafayette is hosting a flag raising to officially open Festival season and get the community to fly the Festival flag in support of the 31st Festival International de Louisiane, presented by LUS Fiber.
Tuesday, April 4, 2017, 5:15 pm
705 W. University Ave
Lafayette, LA 70506
Lafayette, LA – Parish President Joel Robideaux will be hosting a flag raising ceremony at City Hall beginning at 5:15 pm. After the flag raising ceremony, people can go inside City Hall for the Proclamation of “Festival International de Louisiane Month” at the Council meeting. Interview opportunities will be available with Festival officials as well as Joel Robideaux, Mayor-President, LCG.
Festival International invites the community to purchase a flag and fly it at residences and businesses. Flags are $20 and are available at the Festival online store, the Festival office, and Parish Ink.
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
April 26-30, 2017