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International Arts Festival Returns In NOLA




New Oreleans is a hub for culture, art and music! With countless festivals year round, people are provided with many opportunities to discover something new about this exciting city.

Steel Pulse Band

From September 30th to October 2nd, The International Arts Foundation will reintroduce the International Arts Festival: NOLA, “a celebration of music, culture and people”.   

“INTERNATIONAL ARTS FEST: NOLA is a global symphony of music that will be curated to celebrate the beauty of art envisioned through the lens of instruments, paint brushes, voices, imagery, and poetry, which represent the culture of New Orleans.”

This festival has many benefits besides the infectious jazz bands and delicious cuisines, they also offer many educational opportunities within the realm of finance and business. “The goal is to present and celebrate authentic international culture while creating a forum to set a

business and economic agenda.”

Third World

This 3-day event will commence Friday, September 30th at the Orpheum Theater with the IAF: Celebration of Jazz Concert, spotlighting Jazzmaster Big Chief Donald Harris Jr. and a special performance by Julian Vaughn. Scroll down to see the rest of the weekends line up.

Join the hundreds, if not thousands of people who are anticipated to explore more of what New Oreleans has to offer at this year’s International Arts Fest.

International Arts Festival Weekend Itinerary 

Friday, September 30th, 2022

Orpheum Theater with the IAF: Celebration of Jazz Concert honoring newly appointed Jazz Master Big Chief Donald Harris Jr. Emerging Jazz sensation, Julian Vaughn 

Saturday, October 1st, 2022


Mandeville Wharf, Crescent Park on

Sunday,October 2, 2022

Featuring the following artists:

▪ African Drum Circle – Congo Square Society


▪ Reggae Icons Steel Pulse (UK)

▪ Reggae Ambassadors Third World (Jamaica)

▪ A carnival experience featuring Trinidadian Soca music stars Bunji Garlin and Nailah



▪ US-based Pieces of Dream

▪ Ernie Smith, Jazz/Gospel South African star

▪ Cyril Neville from the iconic Neville Brothers

▪ Marion Meadows


▪ Russell Batiste and Friends (New Orleans)

▪ Alexey Marti/Cuban Musician

▪ New Orleans Brass Bands

About International Arts Foundation


International Arts Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization whose mission is to expose the benefits of cultural diversity through education, the arts, performing & visual, and economic development worldwide.

For more Information on The International Arts Foundation

Tickets for the festival are now available at

For food and craft vendor opportunities 


Please contact International Marketplace Producer Nii Badi@ 770-733-5561 or