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New Orleans Mardi Gras - Wikipedia

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The holiday of Mardi Gras is celebrated in Southern Louisiana, although celebrations are ..... It is a tradition, when the flambeau carriers pass by during a parade, to toss quarters to them in than...

The Flambeaux Tradition - New Orleans

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Lighting up the sky with heavy blazing torches, the flambeaux carrier originally served as a beacon for parade-goers to better enjoy the spectacle of night ...

Light My Fire: History & Tradition of Flambeaux at Mardi Gras | Mardi ...

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Learn more about the history and tradition of the Mardi Gras Flambeaux. ... on metal trays and long poles to prevent the flames from burning the carriers.

flambeaux photography

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Flambeaux at Mardi Gras in New Orleans. Flambeaux originated a century and a half ago to light the floats in night parades. Indeed, the first Flambeaux carriers ...

Flambeaux light the way for Krewe of Muses, Mardi Gras 2015 ...

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Feb 13, 2015 ... The spectacle continues today as many krewes hire flambeaux carriers to keep the tradition alive. The torches have been replaced with metal ...

French Quarter style gas lanterns inspried by flambeaux tradition ...

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flambeau, flambeaux, flambeaux lighting, mardi gras tradition, gas lantern. ... The Flambeaux – A Unique Part of New OrleanFlambeau carriers at Mardi Grass ...

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Feb 13, 2013 ... So non-traditional carriers (meaning whites and latinos) were in demand. Today you still see mostly black flambeau carriers with a smattering of ...
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Mar 29, 2013 ... Here, leading the way for Rex on St. Charles Avenue just before the parade turns onto Canal Street; the "flame torch" originally served as a ...

The Flambeaux: A History of Race, Gender, and Fire on Mardi Gras ...

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Feb 16, 2015 ... Today, there are still flambeaux carriers and they are still mostly black men. The tradition has been passed down through generations.

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Mar 13, 2011 ... Floats and torch carriers from the Krewe d'Etat parade on St. Charles Ave, New Orleans, LA. Friday March 4, 2011.