Flambeau may refer to: A burning torch, especially one carried in procession.
Flambeau, a multi-flame torch traditionally carried in night parades during New ...
Flambeaux (plural for flambeau, or a flaming torch) comes from the French word
flambe, meaning “flame.” The first official Mardi Gras flambeaux debuted with ...
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
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 ...
Feb 19, 2011 ... Flambeau Barers Shed Light on Early Mardi Gras Traditions ... They carry large,
wooden poles with torches backed by stainless steel high ...
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.
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 ...
Feb 16, 2015 ... Enslaved and free men of color lit the spectacles with torches. They were called
the flambeaux. Eventually, they became a spectacle in ...
Mar 3, 2003 ... Heavy iron torches called flambeaux are carried to light nighttime Carnival
parades in New Orleans; by tradition, parade watchers toss money ...
a torch for use at night in illuminations, processions, etc. 3. a large, decorated
candlestick. 4. an ornament having the form of a flaming torch. Origin of flambeau