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LOUISIANA TRADITION BEARERS CELEBRATED DURING 2019 FOLKLIFE MONTH EVENTS


BATON ROUGE, La. – Lieutenant Governor Billy Nungesser proclaimed October 2019 the fifth annual Louisiana Folklife Month, recognizing Louisiana's rich living traditions and the people who sustain them. Folklife month activities showcase "tradition bearers" in a series of public programs throughout Louisiana that highlight overlooked cultural communities and increase appreciation of the vital role folklorists play in sustaining the state's distinct culture. All events will be introduced by folklife ...more...