Antarctica was represented by melting glace – this word play gets lost in English; in French, it means both “ice” and “ice cream.”
|La fonte des glaces|
A giant spider spun the World Wide Web to tie everything together.
2013’s guest of honor was the French language, immortalized here by a giant langue bleu-blanc-rouge (French tongue – get it??) poking out of the Académie française, whose Immortels are trying to kill the English language, represented by Captain America.
| Défenseurs de la langue françai
That’s it, I hope you enjoyed my Carnaval photos! If you haven’t seen them all, go back to the 2013 index.
For terrific photos of the corso illuminé which I didn’t attend this year, check out Découvrez les 18 chars du Carnaval de Nice.