Mardi Gras is one of the most famous festival linked to South Louisiana and Cajun and Zydeco music are a big part of it. Most people in the United States are unaware that there are two types of Mardi Gras, the well-known one in New Orleans and the country, which can be found in most small towns throughout the bayous. Pg. 297
The celebration of Mardi Gras originated from France in the Middle Ages. It was a day of craziness full of drinking, eating, singing and dancing before the Catholics practice Lent. When the French people migrated to Nova Scotia, Canada, they brought their celebration with them.