Louisiana and Brittany, France share many undeniable connections and similarities : from a common history that binds both regions, a strong cultural identity tied to music & dance, language loss, world famous gastronomy, a land tied to the sea, robust agriculture and a "je ne sais quoi"!
For the last 3 years, Breizh Amerika has worked with local actors on both sides of the Atlantic to create durable links between Louisiana and Brittany, France to strengthen cultural, tourism and economic links.
Numerous events have been organized in that time in multiple cities in Louisiana (New Orleans, Lafayette, Baton Rouge, Houma, Scott, Arnaudville) and Brittany. Some which included the fund raising event in Brittany for Louisiana fund victims, Fête de la Bretagne events in Louisiana in 2016 & 2017, and a production of a 52 minute film to explore common links.
In the coming weeks this amazing adventure continues with the participation of a strong Breton delegation taking part in 2018 Cycle Zydeco which will criss-cross parts of Louisiana by bike. The delegation from Brittany will be lead by 5-time Tour de France champion Bernard Hinault.
Breizh Amerika would like to invite you to take part in a friendship dinner to meet the delegation from Brittany, France at Feezo's (720 I-10 Frontage Rd, South Scott, LA 70583) on Friday, April 6th at 7pm.
is an organization established to create, facilitate, promote, and sponsor wide-ranging innovative and collaborative cultural and economic projects that strengthen and foster relations and cooperation between the United States of America and the region of Brittany, France.