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Cajun French Music Association Festival (1991)

En Français



Genre: French

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1991-10-27

Duration: 00:27:19

Subjects: Music festivals | French language | Cajun French Music Association | Cajun dance | Cajun music | Cajun culture


  • Chenafi, Salem Reporter
  • Goujon, Herve Reporter
  • LaFleur, Harry Interviewee
  • Miller, Larry Interviewee
  • Dantin, Lee Roy Interviewee
  • Cormier, Lesa Interviewee
  • Bergeron, Pete Interviewee
  • Cortez, Marti Interviewee
  • Badon, Joe Douglas Interviewee
  • Newman, Jimmy C. Performer
  • LeBlanc, Dean Interviewee
  • Hebert, Earl J. Interviewee
  • Soyer, Louise St. Amand Interviewee
  • Tauzin, Ernest Interviewee
  • Achee, Vera Interviewee
  • Guillory, Kristi Interviewee
  • Dartez, Whitney Interviewee
  • Nonc Allie and the Basile Cajun Band Performer


This episode of the series “En Francais” from October 27, 1991, features Salem Chenafi and Herve Goujon’s report on the Cajun French Music Association’s annual festival. It includes highlights from the festival, including the Cajun dancing, arts and crafts booths, and performances by Jimmy C. Newman and Nonc Allie and the Basile Cajun Band. It also includes interviews with: Harry LaFleur, the founder of CFMA; Larry Miller of the Eunice and Church Point Chapter; Lee Roy Dantin of the Bayou Chapter in Houma; Lesa Cormier of the Lake Charles Chapter; Pete Bergeron of the Lafayette Chapter; Marti Cortez, the president of CFMA; Joe Douglas Badon, an accordion player; Dean LeBlanc of Louisiana Swamp and Shell Art; Earl J. Hebert and Louise St. Amand Soyer of Jeanerette; Ernest Tauzin, the former president of the New Orleans Chapter; Vera Achee of the Baton Rouge Chapter; Kristi Guillory, an accordion player; and Whitney Dartez of the Houston Chapter.