La Asociación Española de Nueva Iberia

El Festival Español de Nueva Iberia ~ April 21, 22, & 23               "Sweet Home New Iberia" / "Dulce Hogar Nueva Iberia" 

Honoring our Past, Celebrating our Sweet Future     





La Asociación Española de Nueva Iberia, Inc. (LAENI) is a nonprofit, volunteer organization incorporated in the City of New Iberia, Louisiana to serve as a vehicle for the recognition and promotion of the Spanish ancestry and culture in New Iberia and throughout Louisiana. LAENI, Inc. encourages, supports and directs programs and activities involving educational, culinary, music, and art exchanges while creating an awareness and deeper understanding of our local Spanish heritage.



Festival Donations & Sponsorship 

*Proceeds dedicated to New Iberia & Spain Student Exchange Program and Activities & More...



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El Festival Español's Monetary & In-Kind Sponsorship Form 

Special Thanks to our 2018 Sponsors: 

Gold Level Sponsor

 City of New Iberia

Segura Farms

The Daily Iberian



Silver Level Sponsor

Acadiana Lifestyles

Bayou Teche Museum

Beau Soleil Catering (James and Kelly Holleman)

New Iberia Main Street Program

Iberia Performing Arts League

Performance Winch Services



Bronze Level Sponsor

 Darren Romero Photography

Donald J. Voorhies

Fabian’s for Flowers

Iberia Parish Convention & Visitors’ Bureau

Judge (Retired) and Mrs. Robert L. Segura

LaQuinta Inn and Suites

Louisiana Medical Supply, Inc.  (Tom and Vicki Holleman)

Sir Speedy

Soileau’s Pharmacy (Andy and Donna Soileau)

St. Peter’s Catholic  Church

Wilson and Iris Viator



Festival Contributing Sponsors

                               Acadiana Women Leaders                        

                                      Advertec Advertising Technology                                     

Allain’s Jewelry Store

Allen and Lynette Gosnell

Austin and Carol Whipp    

Barbara and Carolyn Viator                                                          

Berry Queens

                                                                Blake Miguez                                                                     

Bon Creole Seafood

Brad Pisani

Buenos Amigos

Canary Islanders Heritage Society (Joan Aleman)

Clementine’s on Main (Kent and Jennifer Dold & Mike Parich, Jr.)

Cub Scout Pack 463

Donald and Catherine Segura

Don Hollier

Ebrar and Jean Reaux

Fred and Phyllis Romero

Hilda D. Curry

Iberia Aggregates

Iberia Medical Center

Iberia Veterans Honor Guard

Ines Suit and NISH Spanish Club

J. J. Bernis and Four Winds

James and Tammy Migues

Larry and Jane Braud

Johnny and Connie Bourque

Jim and Laura Viator

Knights of Columbus Council 1208

Landry’s Cajun Seafood & Steakhouse

Lee Kleinpeter – KANE 1240

Little River Inn

Los Isleños Cultural & Heritage Society

Matt , Brinkley and Malia Lopez

Mayor and Mrs. Freddie DeCourt

Mike and Wendy Parich

Nancy Armentor Lees

Pamplona’s Tapas Bar

Parties Plus Bridals

Quail Tools

Rayward and Dolores Segura

Road I.D.

Romero Fishing Tools

Roux Brothers

Sandy’s Place, LLC

Sea Shell, Inc.

Segura Matadors

Segura Rapid Press

Stein’s Landscaping, LLC

The Gym

Theriot’s  Grocery Store

Tommy and Mary Carol LeBlanc

Tracy’s Auto Specialists

Zob Munnerlyn

Friends of the Festival 

Anytime Fitness Center

Asociación Cultural Latino Acadiana

Barry Guillotte

Bernard Sandoz

Billy and Dana Patin

Brian Campbell, Ph. D.

Carol Smith

Catherine V. Indest

Charlie Segura

David and Claire Daly

Dr. and Mrs. Edmond Lamperez

Dr. and Mrs. Jose Mata

Dr. Andy Reaux

Dustin Burnaman

Dynamic  Health Club

Gladys Chapman and Highland Baptist Christian School

Helen Segura

Iberia Rehabilitation Hospital

Iberia Sports and Rehab

James Stein

Judge and Mrs. John Conery

Katelyn Gulotta

Lane Blanchard Farms, L.L.C.

Lipari’s Sporting Goods

Marcia B. Patout

M & S Janitorial and Floor Service, Inc ( Kim and Jack Martin)

Monk Segura

Preston Guillotte

Rickey J. Huval

Rita F. Girouard

Stevie  Stein

Teche Lumber Company

3-S Farms

Wade and Lacy Romero Falcon

Wanda Milliman


Board of Directors 2021

LAENI Board Members 

Brinkley Segura Lopez, President 

Ron Migues, Vice President

Darren Romero, Treasurer 

Dustin Johnson, Secretary

Michelle Blanchard 

Tessie Segura Dore

Donna Gary

Lauren Greig 

Wayne Hollier 

Heather Johnson

Brittany LeBlanc

Korie LeBlanc 

Chantel Peltier

Barry Segura 

Ricky Segura 

Tim Segura

Ashley Verret

James Viator

Honorable Board Member, Sydni LeBlanc

Alhaurin de la

Crochet Ceiling

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