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 The Krewe of Pygmalion (Orleans Parish)
Krewe  of Pygmalion Krewe organized in 1999
250 male and female riders
17 floats, 10 marching bands
King, Queen
Look for 3D medallion beads, cups, and doubloons.
In 2004, Pygmalion marched on Friday 13th, marking the occasion with a special glow-in-the-dark cup.
Founded by a group of Carnival veterans to provide a high-quality parade for the first week of the season, Pygmalion takes its name from the Greek legend of a Cypress king who sculpts a statue of the sea nymph Galatea.  So real and beautiful is the statue to Pygmalion, he falls helplessly in love with it and spends the rest of his life adoring it.
This krewe has Greek links This krewe shares a Greek theme with the krewes of Adonis, Aphrodite, Argus Atlas Endymion, Hermes Iris Jason Morpheus Muses, Okeanos Orpheus Pegasus, Proteus Morpheus Rhea, and  Zeus.
This krewe shares a romantic link This krewe shares a theme of romantic gods with Aphrodite, Adonis, Endymion, Muses, and Oshun.

Adonis Aladdin Alla Aphrodite
Aquila Arabi
Argus Atlas Babylon Bacchus Bards Caesar
Carrollton Centurions Chaos Choctaw Cleopatra d'Etat
Druids Endymion Excalibur Gladiators Grela Hermes
Iris Isis Jason King Arthur L'il Rascals Mercury
Mid-City Morpheus Muses Napoleon NOMTOC Okeanos
Orpheus Oshun Pegasus Pontchartrain Proteus Pygmalion
Rex Rhea Saturn Shangri-La Sparta Thor
Thoth Tucks du Vieux Zeus Zulu

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