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, ...
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 ...
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 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 ...
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
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.
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 ...