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1 Carnival at L’Houmeau school 4th and 5th grades

2 The origins of Carnival Carnival comes from the religious calendar. Originally, it starts the day of Epiphany and ends on Ash Wednesday. The end of the carnival is marked by Mardi Gras. I’s the most important day of this period. The date changes every year because it hangs from the date of Easter. Indeed, there are exactly 40 days between the end of the Carnival and the day of Easter, which are the 40 days of Lent. Mardi Gras (Fat Tuesday) is called so because it is the day company where people end up fat they have left before going to Lent (one of eating fast fat). We take this opportunity to make donuts, bugnes and pancakes. In contrast to Lent (Carême), Carnival is a period of joy and freedom. Rules of normal life are suspended and everyone does a little as he’s wrapping it. Carnival is the world to somehow: we way, we eat everything what we want, we go out singing in the streets. Some cities have big carnivals : Dunkerque, Nice, … Highlights of the carnival are what we call « fat days » : Sundays, Mondays and Tuesdays. There is an opposition between brand period the pomp of fat and period of abstinence of Lent. It’s why every year, a person appointed Carnival returns, surrounded all his troops, to bring abundance and wealth. And every year he died, burnst or drowned. In some regions, the character named Carnaval Bonhomme is M. Winter since the end of the carnival falls almost same time that the end of the winter. For Mardi Gras, a number of people dress up, often known and distinctive character to be recognized by all. Many of them choose to be a character from the Italian Commedia dell'Arte as Pierrot, Harlequin and Punchinello...

3 Poems Carnaval à l’école Arlequin bariolé De losanges et de carrés, De triangles rouges Qui sans cesse bougent. Habillé tout en blanc Pierrot rêve nez au vent : Il pense à sa belle Assis auprès d’elle. Fée, pirate et mariée Se sont rencontrés ; Sourit la princesse En ses longues tresses. Petits pieds dégourdis, La musique les convie A entrer dans la danse Pour qu’ils se fiancent. Jacques Charpentreau La chauve-souris A mi-Carême, en Carnaval, On met un masque de velours. Où va le masque après le bal ? Il vole à la tombée du jour. Oiseau de poils, oiseau sans plumes, Il sort quand l’étoile s’allume De son repaire de décombres : Chauve-souris, masque de l’ombre. Robert Desnos (The bat A mid-Lent Carnival in, It puts a velvet mask. Where is the mask after the ball? It flies at dusk. Bird hair, bird without feathers He goes out when the star lights From his lair of rubble: Bats, the shadow mask. Robert Desnos) (Carnaval at school Multicolored Harlequin Diamond and square Red triangles Who constantly moving. Dressed all in white Pierrot dreams nose to the wind: He thinks of his beautiful Seated beside her. Fairy, pirate and married Met; Smiles Princess In her long braids. Small foot stretch, The music invites To enter the dance If they were engaged. Jacques Charpentreau

4 Recipes for Fat Tuesday Delicious Pancakes Ingredients : - 250 grams of flour - 1 tablespoon granulated sugar - 2 packets of vanilla sugar - 1 pinch of salt - 1/2 liter of milk - 3 eggs - 3 tablespoon oil Mix the flour with the granulated sugar, vanilla sugar and salt. Make a well in center and add 1 / 4 pint of milk and three eggs beaten with a fork in a bowl, and oil. Although mix, then re-add 1 / 4 pint of milk. The batter is ready ! Carnival Donuts Ingredients (pour 8 persons) : - 500 grams of flour - 1/4 liter of milk - 3 tablespoon of sugar - 2 eggs - 1 tablespoon of kirsch - 75 g of butter - 1 pinch of salt - 20 g yeast beer In the hollow of the flour, add the ingredients. Knead well to get a soft dough. Make a rolled about 1cm of thickness that is cut into squares, diamond or round (with a glass, for example). Brown in a hot frying medium, then drip and sprinkle with sugar and cinnamon or sugar. These donuts are delicious warm or cold ! Waffles Wednesday Ingredients for 12 waffles - 80 g of butter - 75 g of sugar - 1 packet of vanilla sugar - 3 eggs - 200 g of flour - 1/2 packet of baking powder - 1/4 liter of milk Preparation : Melt the butter and mix it with the sugar and the vanilla sugar. Beat two whole eggs and beat the york with a fork. Book egg white. Mix the beaten eggs with the previous mixture. Mix the flour with the baking powder. Add a little milk without lumps. Beat the third egg white and add it delicately to the dough. Grease the waffle iron and cook them during 2 to 3 min.

5 Quizz 1_Which French city is famous for its carnival ? Paris Nice Lyon Marseille 2 – Which Belgium city is famous for its carnivall ? Binche Louvain Bruxelles Anvers 3 – What cakes are traditionnaly eaten on Fat Tuesday ? cakes tarts buns donuts 4 – What is organised for Carnival ? Eve Parade Lunch Race 5 – What is burnst at the end of Carnival ? a big candle a log a xwinter man a sprig 6 – What is the last day of Carnival ? Christmas Fat Thursday Easter Fat Tuesday 7-They say I’m always in the moon, I have got a sad and dreaming face. Who am I ? Qui suis-je? Polichinelle Lunarbin Harlequin Pierrot 8 – On my costume, there are litlle pieces of tissues to hide the holes. Who am I ? Polichinelle Columbine Harlequin Pierrot 9 – I’m hunchback and I’ve got a strange black hat. Who am I ? Qui suis-je? Harlequin Polichinelle Peter Pan Charlot 10 – I have a magical wand and un big hat. Who am I ? Qui suis-je? A fairy A backer A dancer A princess 11 – I ‘ve got a black eyepatch and a big sabre. Who am I ? Qui suis-je? A doctor A pirate A snowman An oculist 12 – A basket, a pot of butter and a cake. Who am I ? Snow White Alice Little Red Riding Hood Mulan

6 Ingenious crafts http://www.teteamodeler.com/dossier/carnav al/carnavalmasq.asp

7 Our Carnival Pictures of our parade and show


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