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Port-au-Prince en Fete - Haiti Kanaval 2015

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Port-au-Prince en Fete - Haiti Kanaval 2015

Port-au-Prince en Fete - Haiti Kanaval 2015

Mardi Gras Float History Compared to Haiti Carnival Float

"Mardi Gras" or "Fat Tuesday" (as it is symbolized by consuming all forms of fat during the celebration) in Haiti is always an exciting display of Haitian people; their creativity, art, religion, music and culture. It is the day before the Ash Wednesday, and that is always 46 days before Easter. In Haitian Creole, a "Madigra" is an ugly or masked person during the Haiti carnival season. Haiti with a vast and diverse cultural heritage background, associates itself with many diverse beliefs and practices. In spite of many ups and downs in its political and economic paroxysms, Haiti celebrates diversified rituals, traditions and customs drawn from vast and diverse cultural heritage of French, Spanish and African traditions as well as its Caribbean island culture. Other than a celebration, it is one of Haiti's limited sources of revenue, as well.

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