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Participate in the New Toulouse Mardi Gras Parade!

To the Ladies and Gentlemen of New Toulouse and of the greater Steamlands:

Mardi Gras is but a few weeks away and the Estate of New Toulouse will be having our Fourth Annual Mardi Gras celebrations from Saturday, February 18, 2012 through Tuesday, February 21, 2012.

We invite anyone and everyone from all Steamlands (and other) communities to build a float and to participate in our parade. We are also having a contest for Best Float with cash prizes going to the top 3 floats with the most votes (1st $2000 L, 2nd $1000 L, 3rd $500 L).

Like New Orleans, New Toulouse has "Krewes", or teams, that work together to create floats and that ride them together during the parade. A Krewe can be anywhere from two to five people. You are welcome to create, and name, your own Krewe. To learn more about actual world Krewes go to http://www.mardigrasneworleans.com/parades.html - this information can help explain what Krewes are, how they work and hopefully provide you with inspiration for your…