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Mardi Gras

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Lidia Sukhorukova

on 24 March 2015

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The earliest documentation of Mardi Gras celebrations was in 1781.
The first newspaper account of a Mardi Gras parade in 1837 described masqueraders "in such grotesque and outlandish habiliments."
Mardi Gras
in New Orleans, Louisiana

History
Description

Mardi Gras
literally means "Fat Tuesday".
King cake
is a type of cake associated with the pre-Lenten celebrations of Mardi Gras Carnival.
Presentation outline
1.
Description
2.
History
3.
Facts
4.
Conclusion
5.
References
Facts
Conclusion
References
http://www.mardigrasneworleans.com
http://linguapress.com/advanced/mardi-gras-orleans.htm
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/neworleans/peopleevents/e_mardigras.html
http://www.henry4school.fr/Celebrations/carnivals/neworleans-carnival.htm
http://www.michellehenry.fr/carnivals.htm
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Mardi Gras generates over $1 billion in annual spending;
Mardi Gras parade "
krewes
" (members of the special carnival organizations) are private, non-profit organizations;
Membership in the "krewes" is anonymously and can be obtained only if you are invited there officially;
Each Carnival Club is individually funded by its members;
They pay dues and fees, which depend on the scale of the events they organize. All contributions go to the suits, the organization of processions, balls, dinners.

Alexey Romanov turned the King of the holiday.
Was prepared a special platform with the inscription «Rex» (King).
Every year since then the carnival is headed by "king" or "queen".

Grand Duke
Alexei Alexandrovich
Lydia Thompson
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