What does the mardi gras colors mean?
There may be more to the mening of the colors, but those are the meanings the majority knows.
im not sure thts why i asked you
no one really knows who decided the mardi gras colors I guess the just are a religious sorta thing.
purple=justice green=faith &gold=power
The colors of Mardi Gras were chosen by the King of Carnivals, Rex in 1872 and chose the colors were Purple,Green,and Gold which stood for Justice,Faith,and Power
The one who founded mardi gras was Rex(the king of Mardi Gras)in the year 1872. He made up the colors but later on some one else gave the colors a meanin. Purple=Justice,Green=Faith,and matallic Gold=Power.
The traditional colors of Mardi Gras in New Orleans are Gold, Purple and Green
Bon, in french, means good. Mardi Gras means 'Fat Tuesday.' Saying Bon Mardi Gras is the english equivilant to saying Happy Mardi Gras.
Purple, green and gold.
Purple, Green and Yellow.
Mardi=Tuesday Gras=Fat Both are french words that when translated to english from Mardi Gras means Fat Tuesday.
purple, green, and gold
purple, green, and gold
Mardi Gras is a huge celebration in New Orleans and often features the colors gold, purple, and green in the decorations. The colors symbolize power, justice, and faith respectively. These colors would be ideal for feather masks.
"does 'Mardi gras' mean 'merry times' - 'Fat Tuesday' - or 'Spring Welcome'? (well, fat means 'gras' in French, and Tuesday is spelled 'mardi' ...)
Purple-Justice Green-Faith Gold-Power
Purple, Gold, and Green
purple green and gold
Mardi Gras masks are a big tradition in the celebration of Mardi Gras. The tradition started in earlier times to help people feel more comfortable and uninhibited during carnival.
Tulane University was the first university in the state of Louisiana. They took the color green from the colors of Mardi Gras which are Purple, Green, and Gold. They then added white as there second color. When LSU went to pick colors they chose the remaining two colors of Mardi Gras being Purple and Gold.
Purple for juctice Green for faith Gold for power
I live in St. Louis, MO, which has the 2nd largest Mardi Gras parade in the US. Honestly, you can wear anything you want. Mardi Gras is all about having fun and going crazy. I've seen people show up in bikinis and Dr. Seuss hats. However, the traditional colors are green, gold, and purple, and no Mardi Gras outfit is complete without the beads!
The etymology of the word Mardi Gras is that it originates from the French word Mardi Gras. Mardi Gras is a celebration or carnival that occurs before Lent each year.
Mardi Gras colors are purple, gold, and green. If you're a girl you could wear a dress oriented around those colors. If you're a guy you could have a tie with one of the later colors paired with a black shirt; black is a good base since it goes with all colors. A common accessory would be Mardi Gras beads, they come in all sorts of colors and shapes. Lastly there is the mask, Mardi… Read More
Mardi Gras is celebrated by people of all faiths. Mardi Gras is not part of the Catholic Doctrine. Most christian faiths have a doctrine and Mardi Gras is not in any Christian doctrine.
A reveler. A mardi gras.
the JESTER is the Mardi Gras mascot.
Is it a time to celebrate mardi gras and why
# Coins with Rex on it # Beads # The colors purple green and gold In 1892 the Grand Duke Alexis Romanoff, brother of the heir to the Russian throne visited New Orleans. He was asked to be the Rex (king) of the parade and was given the honor of choosing the official Mardi Gras colors. His choices were purple, green and gold: -purple symbolized justice, -green represented faith -and gold stood for power These… Read More
Mardi Gras parades start about two weeks before Mardi Gras day. The date of Mardi Gras changes each year since the date of Easter changes. Mardi Gras day always falls the day before Ash Wednesday.
why is mardi gras happen on a tuesday.
Mardi Gras this year was on February 16
Mardi Gras in 2009 is February 4.
A Krewe in Mardi Gras is a newspaper deliver
Mardi Gras is practised in Haiti
Mardi Gras originated in Mobile, Al.
The tradition of King Rex has helped define Mardi Gras. King Rex's Proclamation invites his subjects to the grand celebration of Carnival. His royal colors of purple, green, and gold are to this day the colors of Mardi Gras, and the song played in the first Rex parade, "If Ever I Cease to Love," has become Carnival's anthem. King Rex and his Queen have presided over the Rex Ball, Carnival's glittering conclusion since 1872.
I think FEB 21st Mardi Gras Day (Fat Tuesday) 2006 February 28th Mardi Gras Day (Fat Tuesday) 2007 February 20th Mardi Gras Day (Fat Tuesday) 2008 February 5th Mardi Gras Day (Fat Tuesday) 2009 February 24th Mardi Gras Day (Fat Tuesday) 2010 February 16th Mardi Gras Day (Fat Tuesday) 2011 March 8th Mardi Gras Day (Fat Tuesday) 2012 February 21st Mardi Gras Day (Fat Tuesday) 2013 February 12th Mardi Gras Day (Fat Tuesday) 2014 March… Read More
Wearing costumes is a traditions for Mardi Gras. They are worn anytime. People also wear masks on Mardi Gras. Masks are worn during the parade and sometimes during the Mardi Gras ball.
Mardi Gras started in ancient Rome when they celebrated Lupercalia. It's a circus like festival not entirely unlike the Mardi Gras today. Mardi Gras came to America in 1699 with the French explorer, Iberrville.
It is believed that Mardi Gras came to America in the year 1699 with the French explorer Sieur d'Iberville. Mardi Gras is not only celebrated in New Orleans but, in the US is also celebrated in these places: Galveston, Texas, Biloxi, Mississippi, Mobile, Alabama, Pensacola, Florida, and Port Arthur, Texas. Mardi Grasis also celebrated in places outside of the US. These places include: Rio de Janeiro and also Sao Palo, Venice. In Mardi Gras Parades… Read More
Mardi Gras is always celebrated on a Tuesday. In French, "mardi" means Tuesday and "gras" means fat.
2008 Mardi Gras was on Tuesday, February 5.
The day before mardi gras is Monday.
Mardi Gras is dangerous because you might get lost.
Mardi Gras was February 24, 2009.
Mardi Gras is an event, not a geographical location
yes mardi gras is only in louisiana
The Spanish do not celebrate Mardi Gras.
Songs from the Mardi Gras was created in 1991.
Sydney Mardi Gras was created in 1979.