Did you know that “Mardi Gras” means “fat tuesday” in french? Mardi Gras is also the last day of Shrovetide… a three day celebration of merrymaking associated with carnival. On Shrove Tuesday some reflect on wrongs and things to repent or of things to make ammends for. Then comes Ash Wednesday….Lent.
The colors of mardi gras are gold, emerald green, and royal purple. These colors used to have specific meanings and not just a representation of the “holiday”. Gold stood for Power. The Sparkling Emerald Green stood for Faith. Royal Purple stood for Justice. Beads of each color were given to those who represented the trait that color symbolized.
Which color would represent You? Which color would You like to represent You? (They are not always the same. Lucky YOU if they are!)
Well. . . Here is hoping you have a wonderful Mardi Gras. Laissez le bon temps rouler!
Mardi Gras is always a fun time of celebrations and confetti! So let’s celebrate Fat Tuesday (the day before Lent – “Ash Wednesday”) Downtown Tulsa, OK at the Blue Dome District with the 5th annual Mardi Gras Parade.
Tue Mar 4, 2014 7pm – 10pm Central Time
Find your Masks, those colorful beads and boxes of confetti…and let’s have some FUN! I am looking forward to shooting photos of the parade this year! Join me! And if you would like a special Mardi Gras shoot all your own, let’s talk session date!
Do you like pirates, ren-fairs, mardi gras, or any other related theme? Want your own photo session? Like us on Facebook.com and you will automatically be entered in a drawing to win a free 2 hour photo session*…but hurry! You have to like us before February 12th — Fat Tuesday in order to be eligible.
*Session may consist of you and ONE friend. Session will be good through July 31, 2013. Any and allorders for photos and photo-products from that session must be made and purchased online. Session must be done within the Tulsa County area or within a 30 minute drive time radius of Tulsa, OK.