Nantes: The Carnival will make you “Travel” for a Week

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Carnival in Nantes

The start of the festivities is scheduled this Sunday at 2.30pm, two shows are scheduled during the week …

There are only two days before the highly anticipated carnival of Nantes. This year the Nemo Association , which organizes the event, decided with other revelers to propose a “Travel around the world” . A total of 18 floats will be dedicated to several countries such as USA, Brazil, Cuba, Italy or Ireland. More than 400 musicians will parade. See you this Sunday at 2.30pm, for the traditional day parade, whose departure will be at petite-Holland.



The time of the last strokes of paint

At 48 o’clock in the first show, up to the assembly of big heads and the latest fignolages. While some, such as tanks From wind under kilts (Ireland) and Cuba Fidel to the US! (Cuba), are ready to march. Other revelers still have work and strung full days to complete their “plateau”, as they say.

The floor of the float dedicated to Costa Rica is under construction
The floor of the float dedicated to Costa Rica is under construction. – Adrien Chauvin

“Every year you never know if we will finish in time, fun Jean-Claude, co-creator of char Masquafrica (Africa). This is by adding decoration we realize that we still work.Because putting things here and there, the weight is not the same, so he must re-solidify the structure. Nevertheless, it is usually ready at the time of the parade. ”

The Children’s Carnival is scheduled for Wednesday, April 6 at 15h (a snack will be offered at the end of the parade), while the very radiant night of Carnival will be held Saturday, April 9 from 21h. Beware confetti rain: during the week, between 300 and 400 kg of confetti by car, will be launched on thousands of spectators in the streets of Nantes.

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