04 mars 2014
Today it's Mardi Gras / Fat Tuesday / Shrove Tuesday. It's also called Pancake Tuesday. For Catholics, it's just a merry making before Lent. From Ash Wednesday onwards they fast for 40 days ie before Easter. There are carvinal celebrations all over Europe, New Orleans & Rio. Carnaval de Nice is an important event in the French Riviera. This year "Nice" is celebrating it's 130 th carnival . The carnival processions will go along the Promenade des Anglais.