Biloxi Blessing poster unveiled

BILOXI, MS (WLOX) - The poster for the 82nd Blessing of the Fleet and Shrimp Festival was unveiled by the artist Wednesday. Elizabeth Huffmaster designed this year's poster, which features Biloxi icons surrounded by vibrant shrimp.

Among those watching the unveiling was the Shrimp King Victor Mavar, and the seven young ladies that are competing for the title of queen.

Organizers say the annual blessing and festival is to honor the fishing industry that Biloxi was built upon.

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