What Are the Colors of Mardi Gras?
Mardi Gras, French for Shrove Tuesday also known as Fat Tuesday, is well known as a day of wild revelry and excess. It has its origins in the Catholic tradition as it marks the last day for merry-making before Ash Wednesday kicks off the 40 days of quiet...
Mardi Gras is an annual Carnival celebration in the Southeast United States. The
Carnival season, a variation of the traditional ...
Ever wonder how the official Mardi Gras colors - purple, green and gold - were
chosen? We know. Rex selected the official Mardi Gras colors in 1872 to honor ...
A discussion of the three colors of Mardi Gras (gold, purple and green), their
meanings (power, justice, and faith) and their use in beads, cakes, costumes,
Next Tuesday will mark Mardi Gras
for 2010, a holiday all about gettin down with your bad self. It also carries with it a unique palette of color
that you may not be likely to find in your closet. Purple, green and gold are the hallmarks of a Mardi Gras
celebration, b... More »
Feb 6, 2013 ... The traditional Mardi Gras colors of purple, green and gold were not chosen
arbitrarily. Rex, the King of Carnival, selected this scheme in 1892, ...
What do the three colors of Mardi Gras stand for? Find out their true origins and
see examples of how they are used in New Orleans during carnival!
Dec 2, 2008 ... Homes come in many shades of color but this time of year there is only one color
scheme...PURPLE, GREEN AN GOLD. Mardi Gras is upon us ...
At any Mardi Gras celebration you will notice that three colors seem to take center
stage. Purple, Green & Gold (often abbreviated PGG) are the official colors of ...
The history of a Mardi Gras celebration existed many years before .... of Colors")
first gave meaning to the representation of the official Mardi Gras colors.