Order of Arts and Letters
Lisa Stafford, programming director of Festival International named Chevalier of the Order of Arts & Letters
On Thursday, November 2, the Consul general of France in Louisiana presented the award in the name of the President of the French Republic.
On Friday, July 21st, Mrs. Kirk Duvoisin was awarded as "Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres" during an intimate ceremony among friends at the Residence.
On the evening of Monday, April 24 2017, French-born sculptor, painter, and writer Sylvaine Sancton was officially recognized as a Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts & Lettres
American French language singer-songwriter Zachary Richard to be elevated as "Commandeur" of the Order of Arts & Letters
Eminent Louisianian, francophone singer-songwriter, poet, writer, and environmental activist Zachary Richard will join the ranks of Stevie Wonder, David Bowie, Quincy Jones, Bono, and select others as a “Commandeur” of the French Order of Arts & Letters.