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Krewe of Apollo pushes back Bal Masque XLV to 2022

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Posted at 2:45 PM, Jun 11, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-11 15:45:46-04

LAFAYETTE, La. — The Krewe of Apollo announced on Thursday that it has postponed its Bal Masque XLV from Jan. 30, 2021 to Feb. 12, 2022, citing fears of a resurgence of the coronavirus pandemic this winter.

The announcement was made in a Facebook post on Thursday by Darrell Frugé, captain of the Mystic Krewe of Apollo de Lafayette.

"This is not a decision that we came to easily," writes Frugé in the post, "but due to the pandemic that we are currently facing and the potential of a resurgence in the winter, which could cause social distancing measures to be put in place again, we believe that moving forward with a ball in 2021 is not in the best interest of our brotherhood, guests, sponsors and the community as a whole."

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