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Festival International de Louisiane

French Culture Takes Center Stage Festival International de Louisiane Held April 24-28 Lafayette was settled in the late 1700s by French Catholics who were exiled from Canada. In search of freedom, the Acadians—or Cajuns as they became known—not only created a new life for themselves, they created one of the most distinctive and authentic cultures in the
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Lafayette Festival International de Louisiane – the Largest Free Outdoor Cajun and Zydeco Event in the U.S

Cajun & Creole Country Lafayette is at the heart of Louisiana’s Cajun & Creole Country, an area known for letting the good times roll, or as they say it laissez les bons temps rouler, and people are starting to notice. The Wall Street Journal’s MarketWatch.com named Lafayette as the ‘Happiest City in America’ and it’s
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Come Celebrate One of Lafayette’s Best Free Festivals

The last week of April along the streets of downtown Lafayette and residents are decked out in hats, dancing shoes and smiles for the annual Festival International de Louisiane . Refrains of “Happy festival!” are everywhere. At the apex of spring Lafayette’s downtown turns festival mode for the annual Festival International de Louisiane, the largest
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