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A krewe is an organization that puts on a parade or ball for the Carnival season. The term is best known for its association with New Orleans Mardi Gras, but is ...

Mardi Gras Parade Krewes | Mardi Gras New Orleans

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Each Mardi Gras Parade Krewe has a unique history and theme. Some have been around for decades, while others have been in existence for just a few years.

Mardi Gras Krewes - New Orleans

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New Orleans Mardi Gras krewe information about the history, balls, dates and parade routes for visitors looking to enjoy the festivites.

History of Krewes - Mardi Gras

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Every parade in New Orleans' Mardi Gras celebration, and there are about sixty of them each year, is sponsored by a Krewe. While there are literally dozens of ...

Mardi Gras: The Krewes And The Parades

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In addition to the Krewe members, marching or walking clubs feature prominently as participants in the Parades, the Jefferson City Buzzards being considered ...

New Orleans Mardi Gras' Only All Female Super Krewe

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Nyx (nicks) was the goddess of night. Her name, synonymous with Night, describes how her dark light falls from the stars, and she dictates to men and also to the ...

Mardi Gras Frequently Asked Questions - New Orleans Mardi Gras ...

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So you're traveling to New Orleans for Mardi Gras. Find out what you need to know about krewes, parades, bringing the family and more. We've got Arthur Hardy ...

Mardi Gras Krewes in the New Orleans area - 95 krewes

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New Orleans area Mardi Gras Krewes, Louisiana Krewes and out-of-state Krewes are listed with descriptions and links.

Krewe of Muses

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The Krewe of Muses' vision is to tap into and recognize the local artistic and cultural resources of the community and incorporate them into a Muses Mardi Gras ...

What is a 'Krewe'? | Mardi Gras Ball in Portland, OR

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Short answer: a “Krewe” is an organization dedicated to putting on a parade or ball during Carnival time. Krewe members pay annual dues. A Krewe can also.

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The New Orleans Mardi Gras parade, which dates back to 1857, was originally many celebrations put on by different groups in the city, called krewes, which now raise their own funds and decorate their own floats for the main parade.
Membership in some krewes is passed down through families. The name krewe is thought to have been coined by one of the first groups, which called itself the Mistick Krewe of Comus.
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Mardi Gras Krewe History | Parade, Festivities & Gumbo

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A krewe is a group of people that join together to participate in Mardi Gras in some way. Read the history of the Mardi Gras krewes in Lake Charles here.

History - Arthur Hardy's Mardi Gras Guide

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Comus coined the word “krewe” and established several Mardi Gras traditions by forming a secret Carnival society, choosing a mythological namesake, ...

Mardi Gras2016 | Krewe List | Photographs | Routes | Maps | Krewe ...

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A comprehensive list of all the New Orleans Mardi Gras Krewes, routes, parade times and more. Photo archive dating back years. Krewe, pronounced in the ...