Unveiling of 2013 Shrimp Festival poster

Here are photographs from the ceremony to unveil the poster for the 2013 Blessing of the Fleet and Shrimp Festival. The ceremony was held May 1 at the Biloxi Visitors Center. Artist Tonya Valimont Hebert also signed copies of the poster, which are available for purchase at the Bond-Grant House, Howard Avenue in Biloxi. Also recognized at the ceremony were the 2012 Shrimp King and Queen, and the 2013 Shrimp King and queen contestants. Photographs by August Taconi. Click on individual images to enlarge.