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New Orleans Mardi Gras

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The holiday of Mardi Gras is celebrated in New Orleans, Louisiana, although celebrations are .... The traditional colors of the New Orleans Mardi Gras are purple, green, and gold. All three colors w...

Mardi Gras Colors | Mardi Gras New Orleans

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Purple Represents Justice. Green Represents Faith. Gold Represents Power. BONUS: It's interesting to note that our Mardi Gras colors influenced the choice of  ...

Traditional Colors of Mardi Gras | Purple Green and Gold

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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!

Mardi Gras 2013: 10 Things To Know About New Orleans' Famous ...

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Feb 6, 2013 ... The names alone make it sound like a Renaissance Faire on the moon. ... The traditional Mardi Gras colors of purple, green and gold were not ...

Mardi Gras Outlet: About Mardi Gras

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What does Mardi Gras mean, anyway? Mardi Gras is ... Purple, Green & Gold ( often abbreviated PGG) are the official colors of Mardi Gras. Just as Christmas is  ...

Meaning of Mardi Gras Beads--Colors, Materials, Spirit of It All

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The meaning of Mardi Gras beads at your fingertips--when they started, what they 're ... That being said, along with the bare-breasted women, they do try to make ...

The Traditions Of Mardi Gras

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The history of a Mardi Gras celebration existed many years before Europeans came .... The traditional colors of Mardi Gras are purple (symbolic of justice), green ...

History of King Cakes - New Orleans Showcase

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The Tradition of New Orleans Mardi Gras ... Each cake is decorated in the traditional Mardi Gras colors - purple representing justice, green representing faith, ...

From King Cake to Zulu Coconuts: The History of 6 Mardi Gras ...

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Mar 4, 2014 ... Explore the history behind six of the most famous Mardi Gras traditions, ... and violence that city officials were about to do away with them. ... The true meaning of the famous Mardi Gras beads begins with their traditional colors, which we ... figurine (meant to represent Jesus) was baked into each king cake.

Mardi Gras - Holidays - HISTORY.com

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Rex, one of the oldest Mardi Gras krewes, has been participating in parades since 1872, and established purple, gold and green as the iconic Mardi Gras colors.

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All About Mardi Gras | Mardi Gras Colors

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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, floats, ...

What do the Mardi Gras colors of purple, green and gold mean ...

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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 ...

Mardi Gras History And Facts: The Real Meaning Behind These 5 ...

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Mar 2, 2014 ... Since its early days in New Orleans, Mardi Gras has grown to colossal ... The tradition of bead throwing starts with their original colors.