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Carnival Des Femmes

22/03/2020
Carnival Des Femmes

Since 2008, the Carnaval des Femmes has enlivened the streets of the capital and has given pride of place to an old festive tradition of the mid-Lenten feast once organized by Parisian laundresses. Every year, the laundresses elected a queen from each wash and a queen from the community, then they wandered about the streets, dressed and happy