Mardi Gras also called Shrove Tuesday, or Fat Tuesday, in English, refers to
events of the Carnival celebrations, beginning on or after the Christian feasts of
the Epiphany (Three King's Day) an...
Nov 28, 2012 ... Mardi-Gras and Carnival represent a festive season in France which refers to
eating richer, fatty foods before the ritual fasting of the Lent, ...
In France, the day before Ash Wednesday came to be known as Mardi Gras, or “
Fat Tuesday.” The word “carnival,” another common name for the pre-Lenten ...
Mardi Gras is an annual celebration called le mardi gras (literally, "fat Tuesday")
or le carnaval in French. Learn about some Mardi gras traditions and the French
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Feb 2, 2016 ... This week, let's celebrate Mardi-Gras (Fat Tuesday) and Carnival the French way!
Find out how we celebrate in France, the songs we sing and ...
The history of a Mardi Gras celebration existed many years before ... In French, "
Mardi Gras" literally means "Fat Tuesday," so named because it falls on the day ...
The origins of Mardi Gras can be traced to medieval Europe, passing through
Rome and Venice in the 17th and 18th centuries to the French House of the ...
Mar 2, 2014 ... Mardi Gras, meaning “Fat Tuesday” in French, has its origins in medieval Europe.
What became a legal holiday in Louisiana in 1875 was once ...
Feb 20, 2012 ... The phrase Mardi Gras means Fat Tuesday in French, referring to the Catholic
tradition of eating richer, fatty foods just before the Lenten fast.
The celebration of Mardi Gras came to North America from Paris, where it had
been celebrated since the Middle Ages. In 1699, French explorer Iberville and his