Now in its 9th year, Anba Dlo, in partnership with A Studio In the Woods, a program of Tulane University and WWOZ is unique as a one-of-a-kind, costumed, interactive community festival that celebrates the multicultural and artistic heritage of New Orleans.
It is a wonderful kick-off event to the upcoming Halloween celebrations across New Orleans. 8 Bands and other performers, including burlesque, acrobats, dancers, food, art exhibits, multi-media interactive art installations, special FX lighting, projections, live and silent auctions, psychic readers to see into your future, crafts, water altars, costume contest with prizes, Midnight Vodou Ceremony to invoke the mermaid spirit of the deep waters with the unveiling of a water sculpture designed by Ricardo Pustanio.
By attending Anba Dlo, attendees are helping to bring attention to downtown neighborhoods, supporting and encouraging local creators of culture, raising awareness of water, and participating in the extraordinarily unique, multi-faceted experience that is Anba Dlo.
Anba Dlo (Pronounced "Ahnbah Dlo") is Haitian Kreyol for "Beneath the Waters" and is meant to acknowledge and honor the importance of water to our life.