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Flambeau may refer to: A burning torch, especially one carried in procession. Flambeau, a multi-flame torch traditionally carried in night parades during New ...

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 ...

Flambeaux: The Times-Picayune covers 175 years of New Orleans ...

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Feb 2, 2012 ... Flambeaux comes from flambeau, which means flame in old French. ... glow of flambeaux, hand-held torches that lit up the New Orleans night.

Torch-Bearing Tradition Changes in New Orleans : NPR

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Feb 20, 2007 ... At Mardi Gras celebrations in New Orleans, the flambeaux are torches that light the way for night parades. Traditionally, they have come from ...

Flambeaux: Carriers of the Flame - Images | Edgar Mata Photography

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The term "flambeau" (plural "flambeaux") refers to the torches used to illuminate a Mardi Gras parade and sometimes to the people that carry the devices.

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

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The tradition of “flambeaux” is a true Louisiana creation. The original term “ flambeau” is an ancient French word describing a flame or torch used in a procession.

Torches en cire et flambeaux - Jacques Prévot Artifices

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Les torches et flambeaux sont le plus des descentes à ski, des défilés nocturnes, des commémorations, des spectacles en extérieurs... Pendant un mariage c'est ...

Carrying the Torch | NOLA DEFENDER

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Feb 19, 2011 ... Flambeau Barers Shed Light on Early Mardi Gras Traditions ... They carry large, wooden poles with torches backed by stainless steel high ...

Flambeaux Torches | 21CC Group Ltd

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The entrance to your venue or your marquee is transformed by our authentic, period style gas powered flambeaux torches.

Carrying a Torch and Dancing for Dimes at Carnival - The New York ...

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Mar 3, 2003 ... Heavy iron torches called flambeaux are carried to light nighttime Carnival parades in New Orleans; by tradition, parade watchers toss money ...

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

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Flambeaux (plural for flambeau, or a flaming torch) comes from the French word flambe, meaning “flame.” The first official Mardi Gras flambeaux debuted with ...

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 ...

flambeaux photography

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Indeed, the first Flambeaux carriers were slaves and free men of color, that held ... Flambeaux (that's the plural; the singular is flambeau) are burning torches ...