VIDEO. Nice Carnival: Meet Jean-Pierre Povigna, the elder statesman

Nice Carnival Jean-Pierre Povigna
Benoît Sorre / Monaco Tribune

He was 7 years old at his first Carnival, and for more than 70 years he has been building the floats at Nice’s Carnival. Monaco Tribune met up with Jean-Pierre Povigna, now 79, for whom the Carnival is a family affair.