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French in Louisiana

  • There were creative booms in Acadiana following the 1980s Louisiana French and Creole Renaissance and Katrina and the ripple effect lingers still on the airwaves of KRVS. Judith Meriwether, Megan Constantin, Rachel Nederveld and Philippe Billeaudeaux remark on the explosion of talent. And now we're looking at you: the next next generation. What history will you make today? Sponsored by Lafayette Travel.
  • We are excited to announce that we will once again broadcast live from Girard Park during the upcoming Festivals Acadiens et Créoles. This long-standing partnership continues as KRVS delivers the festival's music and culture to local and worldwide audiences.Save the date, and make plans to visit Girard Park in person or through your ears! On October 14-15, KRVS will broadcast from the festival from noon to 8 p.m. You can listen on the stream at, through the KRVS app, or at 88.7 FM.For more information about the event, please visit Stay connected with KRVS on social media for updates and exclusive content.
  • For a young person, learning French is one thing, but figuring out how you can use it to build a career in Louisiana is another. KRVS' promotion of the French language not only creates jobs using that skill but influences French speakers to stay in Acadiana adding to the French-speaking, creative economy. In this episode, we hear from young professionals Matt Mick of CODOFIL and Drake Benoir LeBlanc of Télé-Louisiane. Sponsored by Lafayette Travel.
  • Encyclopedias of Louisiana's zydeco and creole music, John Broussard and Melvin Caesar presented on the music's origins at Vermilionville's Creole Culture Day on June 11, 2023.
  • Students and young professionals from North and South America and the Caribbean participated in “Université d’été” that covered topics relevant to French-speakers of the Americas.