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Louisiana Travel : Dewey Balfa Cajun and Creole Heritage Week

 

Dewey Balfa Cajun and Creole Heritage Week
Chicot State Park, Ville Platte, Louisiana

A week-long immersion camp at Chicot State Park named after Dewey Balfa, a Cajun fiddler and singer from Mamou who significantly contributed to the popularity of Cajun music.  Learn first-hand from Cajun and Creole masters of music, dance, language, cuisine, and culture.  Enjoy nightly dances and late night jam sessions. Visit Chicot State Park at http://www.crt.state.la.us/parks/ichicot.aspx to make reservations for a campsite or lodging.

April 15-22, 2011
Chicot State Park
Near Ville Platte in Evangeline Parish, LA
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