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

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  • 1. Mardi Gras Taylor Matherly

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. Bourbon Street http:// 4. Parades2 biggest parades: 1) Rex and 2)Zulu Both end on Canal St 5. Symbols Beads Feather masks Colors (purple, yellow, green) Floats 6. Music http:// (steel drums) http:// (jazz band) http:// (Zydeco music & dancing) New Orleans Jazz Bands Zydeco Cajun 7. Food Gumbo Jambalaya Hoppin John Shrimp and grits 8. King Cake