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The Original Southwest Louisiana Zydeco Music Festival

An annual celebration of zydeco music and crafts, the festival highlights the traditions of rural African Americans and Creoles of southwestern Louisiana. Activities include gumbo cooking, quilting, fiddle making, and storytelling.

Originally submitted by: Mary L. Landrieu, Senator.

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