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Mardi Gras Krewes

By Arthur Hardy


Founded in 2000 by a group of Carnival veterans who professed the wish to strengthen the quality of parades scheduled for the first weekend of the Carnival parade season in New Orleans, this club chose as its namesake Pygmalion, the king of Cyprus in Greek mythology. Pygmalion fell in love with his own statue of the sea nymph Galatea. The male and female group paraded on the Mid-City/downtown parade route for its first two years.

Pygmalion Route Map

Arthur Hardy's Mardi Gras GuideFor more information on this parade's theme, riders, bands, and throws for this year, order the premier guide to everything Mardi Gras in New Orleans. Arthur Hardy's award-winning Mardi Gras Guide contains 164 colorful pages of facts, photos, features, and fun, including more than 50 individual parade profiles and maps. Click here to order the guide online.
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