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Tune in to two-step: FA filming has begun

Posted at 7:59 PM, Aug 30, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-30 20:59:09-04

Instead of the dust (or mud, depending on the weather) of Girard Park, this year your living room rug will be beneath your dancing shoes when you attend Festivals Acadiens et Creoles.

The Festival is going virtual this year because of the pandemic, and the taping of performances has begun.

Today, we caught up with three bands taping their performances over at the Blue Moon.

Patrick Mould, vice president of programming and development for the event, said there are some potential positives for a virtual event.

"We're looking at this as an opportunity to bring our festival into your living room, where you can have a good time, and tune in to two-step. It's going to be a great thing," Mould said. "Also, it's going to expose us to a whole new audience who may not be familiar with the festival, and they will come down to Lafayette, Louisiana."

If you have footage of past festivals, organizers are asking you to contact them at info@festivalacadiens.com

The festival will take place October 9 through 11. You'll be able to stream it here.