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The Colors of Mardi Gras



The official colors for Mardi Gras are purple, green, and gold. These colors were chosen in 1872 by the King of Carnival, Rex. He chose these colors to stand for the following:


  • Purple represents justice
  • green stands for faith
  • gold stands for power









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akilah malone from Alabama, US
15:02 04/01/2011
 
I LOVE MARDI GRA
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11:45 03/21/2011
 
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21:55 03/18/2011
 
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10:46 03/07/2011
 
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karim from Ohio, US
12:16 03/04/2011
 
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Addison from Ohio, US
12:07 03/04/2011
 
PURPLE
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07:22 03/01/2010
 
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14:15 02/19/2010
 
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naya from Indiana, US
16:24 02/16/2010
 
i was born in Louisiana but i have never seen mardi gras befor
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15:15 02/10/2010
 
i love mardi gras



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