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Flambeau - Wikipedia

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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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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

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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 ...

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.

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 ...

Flambeaux | Define Flambeaux at Dictionary.com

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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

Passing the Torch | News | Gambit Weekly - New Orleans News and ...

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Feb 5, 2002 ... She won't be carrying a flambeau. No woman ever has. The torches are just too heavy, she explains, especially once their fuel cans are filled ...

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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 ...

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 ...

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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 ...