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Les Freres Michot & Acadian Day (1986)

En Français



Genre: French

Place Covered: Lafayette, Lafayette Parish, Louisiana, Krakow, Poland

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1986-11-02

Duration: 00:26:27

Subjects: French language | Cajun music | Music festivals | CAJUNS | Les Freres Michot (Musical group) | Acadians


  • Fontenot, James Host
  • Michot, Tommy Guest
  • Melancon, Yves Interviewee


This episode of the series “En Francais” from November 2, 1986, features James Fontenot’s interview with Tommy Michot, a member of the Cajun band “Les Freres Michot” from Lafayette, Louisiana. He discusses the band’s participation as United States delegates at the “Jeunesse Musicale” in Krakow, Poland, and shares footage from their trip. Fontenot then interviews Yves Melancon, who discusses the celebration of Acadian Day in Lafayette. It also includes highlights from the French Feast of the Assumption mass at Our Lady of Fatima in Lafayette.