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Transcript of Mardi Gras
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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."
in New Orleans, Louisiana
literally means "Fat Tuesday".
is a type of cake associated with the pre-Lenten celebrations of Mardi Gras Carnival.
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Mardi Gras generates over $1 billion in annual spending;
Mardi Gras parade "
" (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".