Mardi Gras, the most unpredictable carnival has started in New Orleans
Romans probably kicked off the Mardi Gras celebrations. Their mid-February festival known as Lupercalia honored the god Lupercus, alternately known as the god of fertility and the god of agriculture and pastoral shepherds. In either case, his party definitely had Mardi Gras-like qualities, including days of feasting and drinking. And a little enjoying the "pleasures of the flesh", probably, too -- in fact, the term Carnival, often synonymous with Mardi Gras, is derived from the Latin expression meaning "farewell to the flesh."source:holidays.net
Today Mardi Gras is first of all colorful parades and the best in the coutryJazz shows.
Each platform is about different entertainments hussars had: drinking alcohol, women, cards…
To catch as many as possible beads these days in New Orleans is a sport-like activity
Carnival participants through in the crowd beads, toys and cocoa nuts
The best in the country music and marsh groups participate in the carnival