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... and masks are seldom publicly worn by non-Krewe members ... than at parties) , but are frequently worn on Mardi Gras.

Mardi Gras masks are tradition. But why? | Mardi Gras New Orleans

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Nov 7, 2013 ... Masks have been worn by different societies for centuries. Some groups wear them for rituals, some for celebrations, and still others for the ...

Why do people wear masks during Mardi Gras? | Reference.com

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People wear masks during Mardi Gras to add excitement to their festivities. According to the International Business Times, Mardi Gras is an opportunity for ...

The Story Behind Cajun Mardi Gras Masks - Acadiana Profile ...

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Wherever Mardi Gras is celebrated, the mask is key. .... “When folks were first wearing these masks back in France,” explains Miller, “they didn't want to be ...

About Mardi Gras Masks | USA Today

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Today, Mardi Gras masks are worn by "Krewes" (the term for party organizers) to protect the identity of Krewe members, and by revelers and ball attendees.

The Masked Merriment of Mardi Gras | Arts & Culture | Smithsonian

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Feb 12, 2013 ... By 1827, wearing a mask in the street was legalized in New Orleans. (They're now only legal to wear on Mardi Gras Day.) When the first official ...

Mardi Gras Masks | Masquerade Masks | Carnival Masks | Feather ...

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We offer Mardi Gras Masks, colorful feather Masks, elaborate carnival masks, and Venetian masks. Enjoy the fantasy of being someone else by wearing a mask.

Why Do People Wear A Mardi Gras Mask - HubPages

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Jul 31, 2009 ... Many expositions and many books have been devoted to teach us about the famous Mardi Gras Mask. A mardi gras mask is the absolute ...

Something About Being Anonymous": The New Orleans Mardi Gras ...

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The wearing of masks is not a universal practice at Mardi Gras, and masks certainly are not the central point of the occasion. Nonetheless, masks are of ...

Mardi Gras Masks: Mystery And History | Lifescript.com

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Jul 27, 2007 ... Are you ready for Mardi Gras? Masks add to the mystery so learn how to make your New Orleans mask...

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Mardi Gras History And Facts: The Real Meaning Behind These 5 ...

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Mar 2, 2014 ... Since its early days in New Orleans, Mardi Gras has grown to colossal ... Masks worn during Mardi Gras allow Carnival attendees to be ...

9 Things You May Not Know About Mardi Gras - History in the ...

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Feb 12, 2013 ... A few years later, French soldiers and settlers feasted and wore masks as part of Mardi Gras festivities in the newly founded city of Mobile ...

What Kind of Masks Do People Wear at Mardi Gras? | USA Today

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During Mardi Gras festivities in New Orleans, the excitement is enhanced by the various masks that can be seen throughout the thick crowds of people.