Carnivals Around the World

Carnival Around The World: Mardi Gras…

 

Carnival is a festive season which occurs immediately before Lent. The main events are usually during February. Carnival involves a public celebration with some elements of a circus, mask and public street party. People often dress up or masquerade during the celebrations. The New Orleans Mardi Gras festival is one of the best-known celebrations today. This book discusses Mardi Gras festivities in the United States including in Alabama, California, and Louisiana. Read more…

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