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Encyclopedia > List of festivals in Louisiana

This is a partial list of festivals and celebrations in Louisiana. A festival or fest is an event, usually staged by a local community, which centers on some theme, sometimes on some unique aspect of the community. ... Official language(s) de jure: none de facto: English & French Capital Baton Rouge Largest city New Orleans [1] Area  Ranked 31st  - Total 51,885 sq mi (134,382 km²)  - Width 130 miles (210 km)  - Length 379 miles (610 km)  - % water 16  - Latitude 29°N to 33°N  - Longitude 89°W...

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Arts and crafts festivals

A chained book in the Bodleian Library at Oxford University A Chinese bamboo book, in a collection at the University of California, Riverside. ... Nickname: Red Stick Motto: Authentic Louisiana at every turn Coordinates: Country United States State Louisiana Parish East Baton Rouge Parish Founded 1699 Incorporated 16 January 1817  - Mayor Melvin Kip Holden (D) Area    - City 204. ... The small city of Minden is the parish seat of Webster Parish, in the U.S. state of Louisiana. ... Denham Springs is a city located in Livingston Parish, Louisiana. ... Nickname: Red Stick Motto: Authentic Louisiana at every turn Coordinates: Country United States State Louisiana Parish East Baton Rouge Parish Founded 1699 Incorporated 16 January 1817  - Mayor Melvin Kip Holden (D) Area    - City 204. ... Ville Platte is a city located in Evangeline Parish, Louisiana. ... Thibodaux (pronounced TIB-uh-doe; IPA: ) is a small city located on the banks of Bayou Lafourche in northwestern Lafourche Parish, Louisiana. ... Shakespeare redirects here. ... Nickname: The Crescent City, The Big Easy, The City That Care Forgot, NOLA (acronym for New Orleans, LA) Location in the State of Louisiana and the United States Coordinates: Country United States State Louisiana Parish Orleans Founded 1718  - Mayor Ray Nagin (D) Area    - City 907 km²  (350. ... Tennessee Williams (1965) Thomas Lanier Williams III (March 26, 1911–February 25, 1983), better known by the pen name Tennessee Williams, was a major American playwright and one of the prominent playwrights of the twentieth century. ... Nickname: The Crescent City, The Big Easy, The City That Care Forgot, NOLA (acronym for New Orleans, LA) Location in the State of Louisiana and the United States Coordinates: Country United States State Louisiana Parish Orleans Founded 1718  - Mayor Ray Nagin (D) Area    - City 907 km²  (350. ... The city of Covington is the parish seat of St. ...

Community festivals and celebrations

Nickname: Red Stick Motto: Authentic Louisiana at every turn Coordinates: Country United States State Louisiana Parish East Baton Rouge Parish Founded 1699 Incorporated 16 January 1817  - Mayor Melvin Kip Holden (D) Area    - City 204. ... Nickname: Red Stick Motto: Authentic Louisiana at every turn Coordinates: Country United States State Louisiana Parish East Baton Rouge Parish Founded 1699 Incorporated 16 January 1817  - Mayor Melvin Kip Holden (D) Area    - City 204. ... The city of Houma (pronounced ) is the parish seat of Terrebonne Parish, in the U.S. state of Louisiana. ... The boardwalk on Lake Charles. ... named, see Lake Charles (body of water). ... French Quarter: upper Chartres street looking down towards Jackson Square and the spires of St. ... Nickname: The Crescent City, The Big Easy, The City That Care Forgot, NOLA (acronym for New Orleans, LA) Location in the State of Louisiana and the United States Coordinates: Country United States State Louisiana Parish Orleans Founded 1718  - Mayor Ray Nagin (D) Area    - City 907 km²  (350. ... The city of Gretna is the parish seat of Jefferson Parish, in the US state of Louisiana. ... Shahrukh is a bona vocal and instrumental form of music based on the use of the blue notes and a repetitive pattern that typically follows a twelve-bar structure. ... Nickname: Red Stick Motto: Authentic Louisiana at every turn Coordinates: Country United States State Louisiana Parish East Baton Rouge Parish Founded 1699 Incorporated 16 January 1817  - Mayor Melvin Kip Holden (D) Area    - City 204. ... Jackson is a town located in East Feliciana Parish, Louisiana. ... The town of Vidalia is the parish seat of Concordia Parish, in the US state of Louisiana. ... This article is about marsh, a type of wetland. ... named, see Lake Charles (body of water). ... The Red River Revel is a festival of food, culture, art and music that takes place in Shreveport, Louisiana anually in the month of October. ... Nickname: Port City, Ratchet City(a reference to the citys wildly popular hip-hop dance), River City Motto: City of Shreveport 1836 Location in the state of Louisiana. ... River Gambia flowing through Niokolokoba National Park A river is a large natural waterway. ... Alexandria is a city in Louisiana and is the parish seat of Rapides Parish. ... The Rape of the Sabine Women by Giambologna The tribe of the Sabines (Latin Sabini) was an Italic tribe of ancient Italy. ... Florien is a village located in Sabine Parish, Louisiana. ... Slidell is a city in St. ... Gonzales is a city in Ascension Parish, Louisiana, United States. ... Southern Decadance is a week-long, predominantly gay-male event held in New Orleans, Louisiana and its environs by the gay and lesbian community in early September, climaxing with a parade through the French Quarter on the Sunday before Labor Day. ... Nickname: The Crescent City, The Big Easy, The City That Care Forgot, NOLA (acronym for New Orleans, LA) Location in the State of Louisiana and the United States Coordinates: Country United States State Louisiana Parish Orleans Founded 1718  - Mayor Ray Nagin (D) Area    - City 907 km²  (350. ... The city of Houma (pronounced ) is the parish seat of Terrebonne Parish, in the U.S. state of Louisiana. ... Eunice is a city located in St. ... The city of Opelousas is the parish seat of St. ...

Food, harvest and wild game festivals

Species Alligator mississippiensis Alligator sinensis An alligator is a crocodilian in the genus Alligator of the family Alligatoridae. ... Luling is a census-designated place located in St. ... Cajun Andouille, From Wayne Jacobs Smokehouse in La Place, Louisiana. ... Laplace (sometimes spelled LaPlace or La Place) is a census-designated place located in St. ... Shahrukh is a bona vocal and instrumental form of music based on the use of the blue notes and a repetitive pattern that typically follows a twelve-bar structure. ... A member of the Airpork Crew barbecue team prepares pork shoulder at the Memphis in May World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest. ... Hammond is the largest city in Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana. ... Families Akysidae Amblycipitidae Amphiliidae Ariidae Aspredinidae Astroblepidae Auchenipteridae Bagridae Callichthyidae Cetopsidae Chacidae Clariidae Claroteidae Cranoglanididae Diplomystidae Doradidae Erethistidae Hypophthalmidae Ictaluridae Lacantuniidae Loricariidae Malapteruridae Mochokidae Nematogenyidae Pangasiidae Parakysidae Pimelodidae Plotosidae Schilbeidae Scoloplacidae Siluridae Sisoridae Trichomycteridae Catfish (order Siluriformes) are a diverse group of fish. ... Des Allemands is a census-designated place and town in south-eastern Louisiana. ... Families Akysidae Amblycipitidae Amphiliidae Ariidae Aspredinidae Astroblepidae Auchenipteridae Bagridae Callichthyidae Cetopsidae Chacidae Clariidae Claroteidae Cranoglanididae Diplomystidae Doradidae Erethistidae Hypophthalmidae Ictaluridae Lacantuniidae Loricariidae Malapteruridae Mochokidae Nematogenyidae Pangasiidae Parakysidae Pimelodidae Plotosidae Schilbeidae Scoloplacidae Siluridae Sisoridae Trichomycteridae Catfish (order Siluriformes) are a diverse group of fish. ... Washington is a town located in St. ... Families Akysidae Amblycipitidae Amphiliidae Ariidae Aspredinidae Astroblepidae Auchenipteridae Bagridae Callichthyidae Cetopsidae Chacidae Clariidae Claroteidae Cranoglanididae Diplomystidae Doradidae Erethistidae Hypophthalmidae Ictaluridae Lacantuniidae Loricariidae Malapteruridae Mochokidae Nematogenyidae Pangasiidae Parakysidae Pimelodidae Plotosidae Schilbeidae Scoloplacidae Siluridae Sisoridae Trichomycteridae Catfish (order Siluriformes) are a diverse group of fish. ... Winnsboro is a city located in Franklin Parish, Louisiana. ... Binomial name Bos taurus Linnaeus, 1758 Cattle (often called cows in vernacular and contemporary usage, or kye as the Scots plural of cou) are domesticated ungulates, a member of the subfamily Bovinae of the family Bovidae. ... The small city of Abbeville is the parish seat of Vermilion Parish, in the US state of Louisiana, 150 miles (241 km) southwest of New Orleans. ... Cotton ready for harvest. ... Ville Platte is a city located in Evangeline Parish, Louisiana. ... Superfamilies Dromiacea Homolodromioidea Dromioidea Homoloidea Eubrachyura Raninoidea Cyclodorippoidea Dorippoidea Calappoidea Leucosioidea Majoidea Hymenosomatoidea Parthenopoidea Retroplumoidea Cancroidea Portunoidea Bythograeoidea Xanthoidea Bellioidea Potamoidea Pseudothelphusoidea Gecarcinucoidea Cryptochiroidea Pinnotheroidea * Ocypodoidea * Grapsoidea * An asterisk (*) marks the crabs included in the clade Thoracotremata. ... Lacombe is a census-designated place and town located in St. ... Cracklins are fried pieces of pork skin with attached underlying fat which are generally considered to be part of soul food cooking. ... Port Barre is a town located in St. ... This article needs cleanup. ... Breaux Bridge is a city located in St. ... This article needs cleanup. ... Etouffee (also spelled Étouffée, pronounced EH-too-FAY) is a Cajun seafood dish typically served over rice, similar to gumbo, very popular in New Orleans and in the Cajun country of the Atchafalaya River Basin to the west. ... Eunice is a city located in St. ... // Subfamilies Dendrocygninae Oxyurinae Anatinae Merginae Duck is the common name for a number of species in the Anatidae family of birds. ... Gueydan is a town located in Vermilion Parish, Louisiana. ... Distribution of frogs (in black) Suborders Archaeobatrachia Mesobatrachia Neobatrachia - List of Anuran families The frog is an amphibian in the order Anura (meaning tail-less from Greek an-, without + oura, tail), formerly referred to as Salientia (Latin saltare, to jump). ... Rayne is a city located in Acadia Parish, Louisiana. ... A bowl of shrimp gumbo Gumbo is a spicy, hearty stew or soup, found typically in the states on the Gulf of Mexico in the United States, and very common in the southern part of Louisiana and the Lowcountry around Charleston, South Carolina. ... Bridge City is a census-designated place located in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana. ... A bowl of shrimp gumbo Gumbo is a spicy, hearty stew or soup, found typically in the states on the Gulf of Mexico in the United States, and very common in the southern part of Louisiana and the Lowcountry around Charleston, South Carolina. ... Thibodaux (pronounced TIB-uh-doe; IPA: ) is a small city located on the banks of Bayou Lafourche in northwestern Lafourche Parish, Louisiana. ... There are hundreds of varieties of hot sauce Hot sauce, chili sauce, or pepper sauce refer to any spicy sauce made from chili peppers and other ingredients. ... The city of New Iberia is the parish seat of Iberia Parish, in the US state of Louisiana, 125 miles (201 km) west of New Orleans. ... Improvised looking bowl of jambalaya This article is about the food. ... Gonzales is a city in Ascension Parish, Louisiana, United States. ... The word crayfish or crawfish can mean:- Sea crayfish, also called spiny lobster. ... Nickname: Port City, Ratchet City(a reference to the citys wildly popular hip-hop dance), River City Motto: City of Shreveport 1836 Location in the state of Louisiana. ... The city of Natchitoches (pronounced ) is the parish seat of Natchitoches Parish, in the US state of Louisiana. ... The small city of Abbeville is the parish seat of Vermilion Parish, in the US state of Louisiana, 150 miles (241 km) southwest of New Orleans. ... Orange—specifically, sweet orange—refers to the citrus tree Citrus sinensis (syn. ... Buras-Triumph is a census-designated place located in Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana. ... Binomial name Carya illinoinensis (Wangenh. ... Colfax is a town located in Grant Parish, Louisiana. ... This article is about the baked good, for other uses see Pie (disambiguation). ... Lecompte is a town located in Rapides Parish, Louisiana. ... Look up pepper in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... The city of St. ... Iowa is a town in Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana, United States. ... Species Oryza glaberrima Oryza sativa Rice is two species of grass (Oryza sativa and Oryza glaberrima) native to tropical and subtropical southern & southeastern Asia and in Africa. ... The city of Crowley is the parish seat of Acadia Parish, in the US state of Louisiana. ... Spaghetti with seafood (Spaghetti allo scoglio). ... Mandeville is a city in St. ... Superfamilies Alpheoidea Atyoidea Bresilioidea Campylonotoidea Crangonoidea Galatheacaridoidea Nematocarcinoidea Oplophoroidea Palaemonoidea Pandaloidea Pasiphaeoidea Procaridoidea Processoidea Psalidopodoidea Stylodactyloidea True shrimp are small, swimming, decapod crustaceans classified in the infraorder Caridea, found widely around the world in both fresh and salt water. ... Delcambre is a town located in Iberia and Vermilion parishes in Louisiana. ... Superfamilies Alpheoidea Atyoidea Bresilioidea Campylonotoidea Crangonoidea Galatheacaridoidea Nematocarcinoidea Oplophoroidea Palaemonoidea Pandaloidea Pasiphaeoidea Procaridoidea Processoidea Psalidopodoidea Stylodactyloidea True shrimp are small, swimming, decapod crustaceans classified in the infraorder Caridea, found widely around the world in both fresh and salt water. ... Pracsamp 07:34, 16 February 2007 (UTC)— Pumpjack pumping an oil well near Sarnia, Ontario Ignacy Łukasiewicz - inventor of the refining of kerosene from crude oil. ... Morgan City is a city located in St. ... Species 20+ species; see text The strawberry (Fragaria) is a genus of plants in the family Rosaceae, and the fruit of these plants. ... Ponchatoula is a city in Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana, United States. ... Species Saccharum arundinaceum Saccharum bengalense Saccharum edule Saccharum officinarum Saccharum procerum Saccharum ravennae Saccharum robustum Saccharum sinense Saccharum spontaneum Sugarcane or Sugar cane (Saccharum) is a genus of 6 to 37 species (depending on taxonomic interpretation) of tall grasses (family Poaceae, tribe Andropogoneae), native to warm temperate to tropical regions... The city of New Iberia is the parish seat of Iberia Parish, in the US state of Louisiana, 125 miles (201 km) west of New Orleans. ... A meal of a tamale and squash soup A tamale or tamal (from Nahuatl tamalli) is a traditional Latin American food consisting of a corn meal dough filled with meats, cheese (post-colonial), and sliced chiles or any preparation according to taste. ... Zwolle is a town located in Sabine Parish, Louisiana. ... Various species of deer are commonly seen wildlife across the Americas and Eurasia. ... Washington is a town located in St. ...

Earth and nature festivals

Genera Ailuropoda Helarctos Melursus Ursus Tremarctos Arctodus (extinct) A bear is a small mammal in the family Ursidae of the order Carnivora. ... Franklin is a small city located in St. ... Nickname: The Crescent City, The Big Easy, The City That Care Forgot, NOLA (acronym for New Orleans, LA) Location in the State of Louisiana and the United States Coordinates: Country United States State Louisiana Parish Orleans Founded 1718  - Mayor Ray Nagin (D) Area    - City 907 km²  (350. ... Earth Day Flag. ... Nickname: Red Stick Motto: Authentic Louisiana at every turn Coordinates: Country United States State Louisiana Parish East Baton Rouge Parish Founded 1699 Incorporated 16 January 1817  - Mayor Melvin Kip Holden (D) Area    - City 204. ... A nursery is a place where plants are propagated, usually for sale as a business, though some gardeners and farmers keep private nurseries. ... A freshwater swamp This article is about the wetland type (a landform). ... Nickname: The Crescent City, The Big Easy, The City That Care Forgot, NOLA (acronym for New Orleans, LA) Location in the State of Louisiana and the United States Coordinates: Country United States State Louisiana Parish Orleans Founded 1718  - Mayor Ray Nagin (D) Area    - City 907 km²  (350. ...

Film and media festivals

Nickname: The Crescent City, The Big Easy, The City That Care Forgot, NOLA (acronym for New Orleans, LA) Location in the State of Louisiana and the United States Coordinates: Country United States State Louisiana Parish Orleans Founded 1718  - Mayor Ray Nagin (D) Area    - City 907 km²  (350. ... Outhouse near Crabapple Lake, USA, with chipboard walls, and a fiberglass ceiling This article refers to an outhouse, privy or kybo that is an old type of toilet in a small structure separate from the main building which does not have a flush or sewer attached. ... Nickname: Red Stick Motto: Authentic Louisiana at every turn Coordinates: Country United States State Louisiana Parish East Baton Rouge Parish Founded 1699 Incorporated 16 January 1817  - Mayor Melvin Kip Holden (D) Area    - City 204. ... Animation is the rapid display of a sequence of 2-D artwork or model positions in order to create an illusion of movement. ... Nickname: Red Stick Motto: Authentic Louisiana at every turn Coordinates: Country United States State Louisiana Parish East Baton Rouge Parish Founded 1699 Incorporated 16 January 1817  - Mayor Melvin Kip Holden (D) Area    - City 204. ... named, see Lake Charles (body of water). ...

Heritage and folk festivals

The Acadians (French: Acadiens) are the descendants of the 17th-century French colonists who settled in Acadia (located on the northern portion of North Americas east coast). ... The city of Plaquemine is the parish seat of Iberville Parish, in the US state of Louisiana. ... Festivals Acadiens is the collective name for a combination of festivals that pay tribute to the Cajun culture. ... Lafayette is a city located on the Vermilion River in Lafayette Parish, in the U.S. state of Louisiana. ... An African American (also Afro-American, Black American, or simply black) is a member of an ethnic group in the United States whose ancestors, usually in predominant part, were indigenous to Africa. ... named, see Lake Charles (body of water). ... This article is about an ethnic culture. ... The term Louisiana Creole refers to people of any race or mixture thereof who are descended from settlers in colonial Louisiana before it became part of the USA in 1803 with the Louisiana Purchase, or to the culture and Creole cuisine typical of these people. ... Ville Platte is a city located in Evangeline Parish, Louisiana. ... Buggy can refer to various types of carts: a dune buggy or swamp buggy; a kite buggy; a shopping cart (Southern American English); a form of baby transport also called a pushchair or perambulator (British English) or stroller (American English); a lightweight carriage, as in horse and buggy; or a... Church Point is a town located in Acadia Parish, Louisiana. ... This article is about an ethnic culture. ... Port Allen is a small city located in West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana. ... The Six Nations considered the heartland of the modern Celts Celtic nations are areas of Europe inhabited by members of Celtic cultures, specifically speakers of Celtic languages. ... Madisonville is a town located in St. ... The city of Monroe is the parish seat of Ouachita Parish, in the US state of Louisiana. ... The seal of Northwestern State University. ... Folk can refer to a number of different things: It can be short for folk music, or, for folksong, or, for folklore; it may be a word for a specific people, tribe, or nation, especially one of the Germanic peoples; it might even be a calque on the related German... The city of Natchitoches (pronounced ) is the parish seat of Natchitoches Parish, in the US state of Louisiana. ... The term Louisiana Creole refers to people of any race or mixture thereof who are descended from settlers in colonial Louisiana before it became part of the USA in 1803 with the Louisiana Purchase, or to the culture and Creole cuisine typical of these people. ... Nickname: Red Stick Motto: Authentic Louisiana at every turn Coordinates: Country United States State Louisiana Parish East Baton Rouge Parish Founded 1699 Incorporated 16 January 1817  - Mayor Melvin Kip Holden (D) Area    - City 204. ... Nickname: The Crescent City, The Big Easy, The City That Care Forgot, NOLA (acronym for New Orleans, LA) Location in the State of Louisiana and the United States Coordinates: Country United States State Louisiana Parish Orleans Founded 1718  - Mayor Ray Nagin (D) Area    - City 907 km²  (350. ... Nickname: Red Stick Motto: Authentic Louisiana at every turn Coordinates: Country United States State Louisiana Parish East Baton Rouge Parish Founded 1699 Incorporated 16 January 1817  - Mayor Melvin Kip Holden (D) Area    - City 204. ... Oktoberfest Main Entrance Oktoberfest is a two-week festival held each year in Munich, Bavaria, Germany during late September and early October. ... Gonzales is a city in Ascension Parish, Louisiana, United States. ... Nickname: The Crescent City, The Big Easy, The City That Care Forgot, NOLA (acronym for New Orleans, LA) Location in the State of Louisiana and the United States Coordinates: Country United States State Louisiana Parish Orleans Founded 1718  - Mayor Ray Nagin (D) Area    - City 907 km²  (350. ... Raphael was famous for depicting illustrious figures of the Classical past with the features of his Renaissance contemporaries. ... Hammond is the largest city in Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana. ... Madisonville is a town located in St. ...

Holiday festivals

A bonfire or balefire is a large controlled outdoor fire made from bales of straw or wood. ... Gramercy is a town located in St. ... Lutcher is a town located in St. ... A bonfire or balefire is a large controlled outdoor fire made from bales of straw or wood. ... Nickname: Red Stick Motto: Authentic Louisiana at every turn Coordinates: Country United States State Louisiana Parish East Baton Rouge Parish Founded 1699 Incorporated 16 January 1817  - Mayor Melvin Kip Holden (D) Area    - City 204. ... A bonfire or balefire is a large controlled outdoor fire made from bales of straw or wood. ... Port Allen is a small city located in West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana. ... Christmas or Christmas Day is an annual holiday that marks the birth of Jesus of Nazareth. ... The city of Natchitoches (pronounced ) is the parish seat of Natchitoches Parish, in the US state of Louisiana. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... Nickname: Red Stick Motto: Authentic Louisiana at every turn Coordinates: Country United States State Louisiana Parish East Baton Rouge Parish Founded 1699 Incorporated 16 January 1817  - Mayor Melvin Kip Holden (D) Area    - City 204. ... Nickname: The Crescent City, The Big Easy, The City That Care Forgot, NOLA (acronym for New Orleans, LA) Location in the State of Louisiana and the United States Coordinates: Country United States State Louisiana Parish Orleans Founded 1718  - Mayor Ray Nagin (D) Area    - City 907 km²  (350. ... Old Harrison County Courthouse during the Wonderland of Lights in Marshall, Texas The Holiday Trail of Lights is a group of cities in Northwest Louisiana and Northeast Texas. ... Map of Louisiana regions, the North region is shaded in green. ... Revelers, Frenchmen Street, Faubourg Marigny. ... Nickname: The Crescent City, The Big Easy, The City That Care Forgot, NOLA (acronym for New Orleans, LA) Location in the State of Louisiana and the United States Coordinates: Country United States State Louisiana Parish Orleans Founded 1718  - Mayor Ray Nagin (D) Area    - City 907 km²  (350. ... The city of St. ...

Music festivals

Nickname: Port City, Ratchet City(a reference to the citys wildly popular hip-hop dance), River City Motto: City of Shreveport 1836 Location in the state of Louisiana. ... Shahrukh is a bona vocal and instrumental form of music based on the use of the blue notes and a repetitive pattern that typically follows a twelve-bar structure. ... Nickname: Red Stick Motto: Authentic Louisiana at every turn Coordinates: Country United States State Louisiana Parish East Baton Rouge Parish Founded 1699 Incorporated 16 January 1817  - Mayor Melvin Kip Holden (D) Area    - City 204. ... Nickname: Red Stick Motto: Authentic Louisiana at every turn Coordinates: Country United States State Louisiana Parish East Baton Rouge Parish Founded 1699 Incorporated 16 January 1817  - Mayor Melvin Kip Holden (D) Area    - City 204. ... Cajun music, an emblematic music of Louisiana, is rooted in the ballads of the French-speaking Catholics of Canada. ... Mamou is a town located in Evangeline Parish, Louisiana. ... Cajun music, an emblematic music of Louisiana, is rooted in the ballads of the French-speaking Catholics of Canada. ... named, see Lake Charles (body of water). ... Cajun music, an emblematic music of Louisiana, is rooted in the ballads of the French-speaking Catholics of Canada. ... Lafayette is a city located on the Vermilion River in Lafayette Parish, in the U.S. state of Louisiana. ... Two Appalachian dulcimers The Appalachian dulcimer is a fretted string instrument with three or four strings, although contemporary versions of the instrument can have as many as twelve strings and six courses. ... Port Allen is a small city located in West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana. ... Nickname: The Crescent City, The Big Easy, The City That Care Forgot, NOLA (acronym for New Orleans, LA) Location in the State of Louisiana and the United States Coordinates: Country United States State Louisiana Parish Orleans Founded 1718  - Mayor Ray Nagin (D) Area    - City 907 km²  (350. ... The mission of Festival International de Louisiane is to: Enrich the community by celebrating its native culture; educate the public to the historical achievements and artistic expressions of related global cultures; encourage an appreciation for the arts; enhance the economic development of the Acadiana region through the presentation of an... Lafayette is a city located on the Vermilion River in Lafayette Parish, in the U.S. state of Louisiana. ... Nickname: Red Stick Motto: Authentic Louisiana at every turn Coordinates: Country United States State Louisiana Parish East Baton Rouge Parish Founded 1699 Incorporated 16 January 1817  - Mayor Melvin Kip Holden (D) Area    - City 204. ... The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, often known as Jazz Fest, is an annual celebration of the music and culture of New Orleans and Louisiana. ... Nickname: The Crescent City, The Big Easy, The City That Care Forgot, NOLA (acronym for New Orleans, LA) Location in the State of Louisiana and the United States Coordinates: Country United States State Louisiana Parish Orleans Founded 1718  - Mayor Ray Nagin (D) Area    - City 907 km²  (350. ... Louis Daniel Armstrong (August 4, 19011 – July 6, 1971) (also known by the nickname Satchmo) was an African American jazz musician. ... Nickname: The Crescent City, The Big Easy, The City That Care Forgot, NOLA (acronym for New Orleans, LA) Location in the State of Louisiana and the United States Coordinates: Country United States State Louisiana Parish Orleans Founded 1718  - Mayor Ray Nagin (D) Area    - City 907 km²  (350. ... Swamp pop musician Jivin Gene, circa 1959. ... Gonzales is a city in Ascension Parish, Louisiana, United States. ... Nickname: The Crescent City, The Big Easy, The City That Care Forgot, NOLA (acronym for New Orleans, LA) Location in the State of Louisiana and the United States Coordinates: Country United States State Louisiana Parish Orleans Founded 1718  - Mayor Ray Nagin (D) Area    - City 907 km²  (350. ... Zydeco is a form of folk music, originated in the beginning of the 20th century among the Francophone Creole peoples of south-west Louisiana and influenced by the music of the French-speaking Cajuns. ... The city of Natchitoches (pronounced ) is the parish seat of Natchitoches Parish, in the US state of Louisiana. ... Zydeco is a form of folk music, originated in the beginning of the 20th century among the Francophone Creole peoples of south-west Louisiana and influenced by the music of the French-speaking Cajuns. ... The city of St. ... Zydeco is a form of folk music, originated in the beginning of the 20th century among the Francophone Creole peoples of south-west Louisiana and influenced by the music of the French-speaking Cajuns. ... The city of Opelousas is the parish seat of St. ...

See also

. ... The Acadian World Congress is a festival of Acadian and Cajun culture and history, held every five years. ...

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