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2023 Celtic Heritage Queens Pageant and Changes to Royal Court

 With the successful advent of our Shenanigans and Hooligans Celtic Festival, and it becoming a confirmed festival with the Louisiana Association of Fairs and Festivals, the Krewe of Erin Board has made changes to our Royal Court System. On  October 30, 2022  we will crown 4 NEW Shenanigans and Hooligans Festival Celtic Heritage Queens , from Jr division up to Ms division. These CONTRACTED Queens will travel the state of Louisiana, promoting our Festival and representing our organization. Our Miss Queen will have the opportunity to run for the LAFF Queen (Queen of all Fairs and Festivals) in February of 2023.  The age divions shall be: Jr - 12-14 years old Teen-   15-17 years old Miss- 18-23 years old, must be single,never married, no children Ms - 24 years old and up, married or single Applicants do NOT have to be memberes of KoE, nor do they have to be Celtic. They will be asked some Celtic info, and beginning in 2024, there will be a study guide they will have to learn.  KoE DOES

2022 Shenanigans and Hooligans Fest Was a SUCCESS!!!

  Our first annual Shenanigans and Hooligans Celtic Fest was a resounding success, with just the minor hiccup of a major heatwave- but NO tropical storm or wave! If you missed the Men in Kilts Dance Off Contest, you missed the BEST part of the day! Kudos to ALL the participants for dancing in wool in 90+ degree heat, and congrats to the winner- Dave #5 (tan skirt). He set the bar for winning that future contestants will have to live up to! Everybody had a blast, and this dance off looks to be the annual fav at our fest! Our bands were just stupendously BRILLIANT- how they could play in the heat was beyond our belief! We couldnt pick a favorite, and bet you couldn't either!! Our Cook Off judges had a HARD time scoring both scones and marmalade! Teen winner for both Teen divisions (and sole entry for both unfortunately) was our Teen Queen of Erin, Lilly Ingle! In our Adult Scones division it was tough, but KOE Member Michelle Lott pulled off the win with her yummy blueberry scones, n

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