and the related holiday Carnival is celebrated in the United States, Italy, Brazil, Caribbean countries, as well as many other countries with Catholic populations around the world.
Mardi Gras (/ˈmɑrdiɡrɑː/), also called Shrove Tuesday, or Fat Tuesday, in
English, refers to ... Carnaval de Barranquilla is Colombia's Mardi Gras
By the 1730s, Mardi Gras was celebrated openly in New Orleans, but not with the
parades we know today. In the early 1740s, Louisiana's governor, the Marquis ...
Mardi Gras, or Fat Tuesday, is the last hurrah before the Catholic season of ...
Others see it as a late-winter celebration designed to welcome the coming spring.
Here are patterns for beaded safety pins: Mardi Gras
Masks and Mardi Gras
Paint them gold and make a handful of Doubloons (similar to these gold coins ).
If you will be going to a Mardi Gras
parade, make a treasure sack to put all your goodies in. More »
They held a small celebration and dubbed the spot Point du Mardi Gras. In the
decades that followed, New Orleans and other French settlements began
While Mardi Gras most certainly has pagan, pre-Christian origins, the Roman
Catholic Church legitimized the festival as a brief celebration before the
Today, far less people observe Lent, but more than ever celebrate Mardi Gras
because they are attracted to the party atmosphere, which includes music, food, ...
In the United States, Mardi Gras draws millions of fun-seekers to New Orleans
every year. Mardi Gras has been celebrated in New Orleans on a grand scale, ...
The history of a Mardi Gras celebration existed many years before Europeans
came to the New World. Some time in the Second Century, during mid-February ...