• Enrich the community with a celebration of its native cultures through performing arts.
  • Educate the public of the historical achievements and artistic expressions of related global cultures while developing an appreciation for the arts.
  • Develop culture and tourism, as well as enhance economic development by expanding Louisiana’s reputation as an arts center and a destination for artistic events.


Festival International de Louisiane is a premiere International music and arts festival known for bringing a variety of unique and emerging performers to Louisiana. The 501 (C) (3) organization is committed to maintaining the festival as non-ticketed and free to the general public. The family-oriented event is held each year in downtown Lafayette, Louisiana. Our loyal audience, comprised of local, national and international patrons, return year after year.