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Jazz Fest calls for crafts applicants

Jazz Fest calls for crafts applicants
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POSTED: Sunday, October 13, 2013 - 12:00pm

UPDATED: Sunday, October 13, 2013 - 12:04pm

The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival presented by Shell have begin accepting crafts applicants for its 2014 event.

The Festival will once again showcase three unique craft areas:

Congo Square African Marketplace: features unique, handcrafted artwork that reflects cultural influences seen throughout the African Diaspora. Presentations by artists and vendors resonate with the rich African-Caribbean cultural legacy in Congo Square.

Contemporary Crafts: presents work by both Louisiana and the nation’s most talented contemporary artists. It features original, handcrafted, one-of-a-kind designs and accepts applicants from all crafts media and disciplines.

Louisiana Marketplace: introduces Festival-goers to a variety of handcrafted works by only Louisiana artisans and craftspeople. The Marketplace showcases works that express various aspects of the state’s unique cultural heritage.

How to Apply: At click on the “Apply to Crafts” link or go directly to

Application Fee: $30.00

Application Deadline: Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Festival Dates: April 25 – May 4, 2014

For more information: New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, Crafts Department
336 Camp Street, Suite 250, New Orleans, LA 70130
(504) 410-4100, fax (504) 558-6121

Please specify the craft department(s) needed: Congo, Contemporary, or Louisiana Marketplace

Artists may submit an application to more than one craft area, but may exhibit in ONLY ONE craft area of the Festival. ONLY Congo Square allows vending of handcrafted imports.

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