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Mardi Gras

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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...

Mardi-Gras in France - le Carnaval - French Moments

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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, ...

Mardi Gras in France | Living Language

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Feb 11, 2013 ... Mardi Gras was the last day Christians could eat des mets gras (fatty foods) before spending 40 days of prayer and meat abstinence, until ...

Mardi Gras - Fat Tuesday - Shrove Tuesday - Travel France Online

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Jan 21, 2016 ... Mardi Gras is French for Fat Tuesday, Shrove Tuesday and Carnival Season. Mardi Gras or Fat Tuesday is celebrated on a different date each ...

The Traditions Of Mardi Gras

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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 ...

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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 ...

French Terms Related to Mardi Gras

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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  ...

Mardi Gras History And Facts: The Real Meaning Behind These 5 ...

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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 ...

Mardi Gras 2012: What To Know About Carnival History and Traditions

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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.

French Quarter madness on Sunday before Mardi Gras: photo ...

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Feb 7, 2016 ... Revelers fill the French Quarter for one of the biggest free parties in the world, the Mardi Gras season, on Sunday (Feb. 7). Poles have been ...

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Why Is Mardi Gras Celebrated in France - French - LoveToKnow

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Mardi Gras is a well-known event in New Orleans and in Brazil, but why is Mardi Gras celebrated in France? Actually, there are several reasons why Mardi Gras ...

Mardi Gras - Holidays - HISTORY.com

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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 History | Mardi Gras New Orleans

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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 ...