Carnival Quiz Winners Announced!

Winners of the 2014 Carnival Quiz from Rex Ball and Meeting of the Courts Broadcast:

  1. Debra Griffith
    Gift Certificate for a one-night stay for two at the Inn at Houmas House, guided tours of the mansion, plantation breakfast, and $200 toward a fine dining experience at Latil’s Landing Restaurant.
  2. Karen Copeland
    Fleur de Lis Intaglio Heart Pendant on Purple Silk Ribbon, engraved with “If Ever I Cease to Love,” by Mignon Faget
  3. Kathy Maestri
    “Mardi Gras: Chronicles of the New Orleans Carnival,” by Errol Laborde
  4. Katherine Andressen
    2014 Rex Proclamation
  5. Dee Montluzin
    2014 Rex Ball & Meeting of the Courts of Rex and Comus DVD

Answers to 2014 Carnival Quiz from Rex Ball and Meeting of the Courts Broadcast:

Why is it technically incorrect to say King Comus and King Rex?
Comus is a god in ancient Greek mythology. Rex is the latin word for “king.”

What color costume does the Rex Captain wear for the parade? What color is his horse?
The Rex captain wears gold; his horse is white.

This Rex signature float depicts a monarch with wings. What is it?
The Butterfly King