Traditional carnival in Nice is one of the brightest events on the Cote d’Azur. The main attraction is the flower parade – a real parade of the 20 platforms, decorated with fresh flowers. Are necessary 4000-5000 stalks to cover these platforms. Their design and preparation – is a long and painstaking work with each flower, which then becomes a part of the magnificent living mosaic – the result of the best florists of the city. Live models, men and women in gorgeous costumes and extravagant headdresses, throw thousands of flowers into the crowd during a walk. All this action takes place under the supervision of His Majesty the King of Carnival.
In the evenings, a secular audience entertained by the colorful light show featuring huge carnival figures made of papier-mache. Numerous representations and fireworks usually collect more than 1200 thousand spectators. Namely at this time blossoms the fragrant mimosa, spreading around its heady aroma and unique flavor to the holiday. This year the theme of the carnival, which will be held from 12 to 28 February, will be “King of the Blue Planet”.