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& Industries

Past

 Honored Themes

Year
Theme

1944

1st Annual Mardi gras Ball

1945

NO BALL HELD

1946

2nd Annual Mardi Gras Ball

1947

NO BALL HELD

1948

3rd Annual Mardi Gras Ball

1949

4th Annual Mardi Gras Ball

1950

5th Annual Mardi Gras Ball

1951

NO BALL HELD - Korean War

1952

NO BALL HELD - Korean War

1953

Louisiana Purchase 150th Anniversary

1954

The Louisiana Sugar Cane Industry

1955

Dedicated to Rice in Louisiana

1956

Dedicated to Oil in Louisiana

1957

Honoring the Forest Products Industries of Louisiana

1958

Honoring the Waterways Industries of Louisiana

1959

Honoring the Sweet Potato Industry of Louisiana

1960

Honoring the Paper Industries of Louisiana

1961

Oil and Gas Industries

1962

Lovely Louisiana

1963

Advertising Industry

1964

The Space Age Comes to Louisiana

1965

Banking in Growing Louisiana

1966

Way Down Yonder in New Orleans

1967

285th Anniversary of LaSalle's Claiming of Louisiana for France

1968

New Orleans 250th Year

1969

Tribute to Rice

1970

Mariners of History

1971

Natchitoches - Louisiana's Oldest Settlement

1972

Stand Up for America

1973

All the Americas

1974

Our French Heritage

1975

Louisiana…Land of Plenty

1976

Spirit of '76

1977

Louisiana…Naturally!

1978

Louisiana - Nationally

1979

Rivers, Romance and Rhythm

1980

Louisiana - Americans All

1981

A Love Affair with Louisiana

1982

Louisiana and All That Jazz

1983

Louisiana…Where the Fun Begins

1984

Louisiana…A Fountain of Life

1985

Laissez Les Bon Temps Rouler

1986

A Taste of Louisiana

1987

Louisiana "Still the One"

1988

Old Man River

1989

Louisiana Lagniappe

1990

Louisiana - A Rainbow of Resources

1991

Louisiana - We're Hot Stuff!

1992

Joie de Vie

1993

Louisiane, Nous Avons Connu des Fleuves

1994

A Portrait of Louisiana

1995

Treasures of the Bayou

1996

Auld Lang Syne

1997

50 Golden Years

1998

Louisiana: Land of Diverse Treasures

1999

Rollin' on the Red

2000

Millennium Magic is Calling

2001

Fait En Louisiana

2002

Louisiana, A Jewel in the Delta

2003

The Louisiana purchase: Une Bonne Affaire for 200 Years

2004

Romance and Roses on the Red

2005

Louisiana - Abundant Links

2006

NO BALL HELD - Hurricanes Katrina and Rita

2007

There's No Place Like Home

2008

Lagniappe Of The Bayou - From Andouille to Zydeco

2009

Sunshine on the Delta

2010

Energy Louisiana Style!

2011

The Mighty Mississippi

2012

200 Years With Oysters and Beers

2013

Louisiana, La Bonne Terre

2014

Louisiana's Service to America

2015

Louisiana - Land of Coastal Riches

2016

Rollin' on the River

2017

Louisiana: Love, Health, and Happiness

2018

One Love for Louisiana

2019

Louisiana: A High Note - Music, Food & Fun!

2020

Louisiana: Red, White & Bayou!

2021

NO BALL HELD - Covid-19

2022

Louisiana: America's Foreign Country

2023

Louisiana: The Steel Magnolia

2024

Louisiana: The Most Interesting State in America