The grotesque parade reminds of an immense comic strip where carnavaliers give free course to their imagination while finding the traditional subjects of the carnival: allegories inherited from the affectation and from the baroque, or staged private individual of the nature. And of its bestiary (with the Bear or the Bat. Animals - totems. The monstrous giants, savages, Ogres, King-Kong of modern times swallow and re-spit their victims of comedy in a devilish fantastic universe close to that of the tales of fairies and Alice in wonderland.
The small world of the carnival evolves during the years. Carnavaliers did a pastiche of the political and social events before 1914, then, graft both wars, Carnival, gargantuan hero, chooses more the local satire. It undergoes also the influence of the crazy years and shows itself fond of exoticism. It turns the back to the politics rejects the crisis: merry roisterer has the conquest of the love in 1934, he is a millionaire of the national lottery in 1937 and sings The enjoyment in 1939! After the war, Carnival becomes an ambassador of Nice, capital of Côte d'Azur (French Riviera). It reigns on an universe of sun and spectacular among some good grotesque dragons or babaou).

 

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