FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Marilyn LaForce, President
Friends of Culture
Caribbean Festival Celebrates its 10th Year in New Orleans
New Orleans, LA (October 03, 2012) Bayou Bacchanal, the Caribbean festival of New Orleans, heats up downtown with its Caribbean celebration once again in New Orleans on Saturday, November 3rd, and Sunday, November 4th. In Lafayette Square, the festival starts at 10 a.m and ends at 7 p.m.
This year's festival brings classic Caribbean cuisine, island drinks, and a display of Caribbean costumes. Entertainment includes Caribbean music by DJ Silent Killa and MC Fire Kyle from Houston. Special guests this year are Young Audiences, and newly formed local-band Lincoln Elementary Steel Pan Orchestra. Plus, a steel pan workshop is provided throughout the day in the park.
Bayou Bacchanal kicks off its festivities on Friday, November 2nd at Pleasant Palace, 909 Garden Rd., Marrero, LA beginning at 10 p.m. with music by DJ Lady Peppertree. Further details are all at www.bayoubacchanal.org
Friends of Culture provides a cultural link between the Greater New Orleans area and the island nations of the Caribbean. Through this link, Friends of Culture shares the rich and festive traditions of the Caribbean with the general public through its hosting of Bayou Bacchanal: The Caribbean Festival of New Orleans, highlighting Soca music and dances of the region.