The Carnival of Granville is held each year during the weekend before Mardi Gras.
This tradtional festival goes back to the times of the fishing expeditions to Newfoundland.
The first contemporary Carnaval was held 7 February 1875. The Carnival joined the tradition of the charity parties: among floats composing the cavalcade, " Charity Float " harvest some funds for the poorest.
Document du Musée des Civilisations Europe Méditérranée
Video of Sunday 6 of March
Report TF1 (National channel)