09- Mardi Gras: A Party Like No Other

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Do you like to party? If you do, then you either head over to New Orleans for Mardi Gras by February (this weekend) or you don’t know what parties are at all.

However, what do you do and say once you’re actually there? Well, why don’t you keep on listening to find out?

Hotels for Mardi Gras: http://www.mardigrasneworleans.com/news/the-best-places-to-stay-during

 

Vocabulary:

Cult of Dionysus – the religious movement which worshipped Dionysus, the ancient Greek god of  grape harvest, winemaking and wine, of ritual madness, fertility,[2][3] theatre and religious ecstasy

Debauchery – extreme enjoyment in sensual pleasures (i.e. drinking, dancing, and sex)

Easter/Pascha – the spring holiday which celebrates the Resurrection of Christ

Pagan – the worship of many gods, instead of one (i.e. Christianity worships one God, while Hindus worship many gods)

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