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Mardi gras


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Presentation about Mardi Gras made by Taylor Matherly for our CPI Tino Grandío students.

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Mardi gras

  1. 1. Mardi Gras Taylor Matherly
  2. 2. Mardi Gras • “Fat Tuesday” • Brought by French Catholics to the US • Start of Lent Season • Day of feasts, parades and celebration • Most famous celebration in New Orleans, Louisiana
  3. 3. Bourbon Street • http://
  4. 4. Parades2 biggest parades: 1) Rex and 2)Zulu Both end on Canal St
  5. 5. Symbols Beads Feather masks Colors (purple, yellow, green) Floats
  6. 6. Music • http:// (steel drums) • http:// (jazz band) • http:// (Zydeco music & dancing) • New Orleans Jazz Bands Zydeco Cajun
  7. 7. Food Gumbo Jambalaya Hoppin’ John Shrimp and grits
  8. 8. King Cake