Essay On Louisiana

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Louisiana Being known for many different festivities such as Mardi Gras, the state of Louisiana is widely considered one of the most unique states in the United States. From the incredible creole style foods, to the indescribable culture brought over from the French and Spanish. Louisiana is basically known as the melting pot of the South. Not only is the state unique from a living standpoint, the abundance of the athletic teams make it an fan fanatic destination in the south United States. This results into some of the most famous tailgating and festivals that take place anywhere in the world. Many famous celebrities from Louisiana play huge roles in music, movies, and TV shows, like Ian Somerhalder in The Vampire Diaries. Louisiana…show more content…
Two types of creole cuisine shape the culture of its many divergent cities, Urban Creole and Rural Creole. Urban Creole cuisine is observed and prepared mainly for tourists of New Orleans, whereas Rural Creole cuisine is usually hidden in the bayous and swamps of the Old Creole Parishes/Acadiana or Creole Country. The Spanish influence on Creole style is supreme to rice and beans, which includes many types of gumbo dishes, like shrimp, chicken, and oyster. Many famous festivals take place in Louisiana every year. The Strawberry Festival in Ponchatoula and Tomato Festival in Chalmette to the Festival International in Lafayette.. Also, the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, or the big family-fun French Quarter Festival. One of the most popular is the Mardi Gras, which prepares for the start of the Christian liturgical season of Lent. Mardi Gras, which means "Fat Tuesday" in French, marks the beginning of Lent. Louisiana State University, often referred to as LSU, is a Agriculture and Mechanical College located in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. LSU's athletics department fields teams in 21 varsity sports (9 men's and 12 women's), and is a member of the NCAA and the SEC. The University is represented by the tiger, being the schools
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