Feb 272011
 

Members of Krewe of Oshun throw giant beads from a float going down Napoleon Ave. during the parade Friday evening. The Krewe of Oshun was founded in 1996 and is named for the Yoruba goddess of love and intimacy. (Sabree Hill, UptownMessenger.com)

Children smile as they get ready to throw beads, toys and candy from a Krewe of Oshun float during the parade. (Sabree Hill, UptownMessenger.com)

Children throw their hands up in the air asking for beads during the Krewe of Oshun parade. (Sabree Hill, UptownMessenger.com)

The St. Mary's Academy flag team performs during the Krewe of Oshun parade. (Sabree Hill, UptownMessenger.com)

A little girl gets ready to throw beads from a Krewe of Oshun float. (Sabree Hill, UptownMessenger.com)

The Sophie B. Wright marching band performs during the Krewe of Oshun parade. (Sabree Hill, UptownMessenger.com)

Children throw beads from Krewe of Oshun floats during the parade Friday evening. (Sabree Hill, UptownMessenger.com)

Beads, toys, and candy is thrown from Krewe of Oshun floats during the parade Friday evening. (Sabree Hill, UptownMessenger.com)

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