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Mardi Gras 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 - Wikipedia

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Mardi Gras also called Shrove Tuesday, or Fat Tuesday, in English, refers to events of the ... In the Czech Republic it is a folk tradition to celebrate Mardi Gras, which is called Masopust (meat-fa...

Mardi Gras History | Mardi Gras New Orleans

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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 - Holidays - HISTORY.com

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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 marking ...

9 Things You May Not Know About Mardi Gras - History in the ...

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Feb 12, 2013 ... Though Mardi Gras technically refers only to Fat Tuesday, the Mardi Gras season actually begins on Epiphany, a Christian holiday celebrated ...

Mardi Gras - ReligionFacts

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Jan 10, 2005 ... Today, far less people observe Lent, but more than ever celebrate Mardi Gras because they are attracted to the party atmosphere, which ...

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

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Mar 2, 2014 ... Since its early days in New Orleans, Mardi Gras has grown to colossal ... Eventually, the celebration spread from Rome across Europe to the ...

The Traditions Of Mardi Gras

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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 ...

Mardi Gras Season in New Orleans

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Mardi Gras Season in New Orleans A Local Legacy Do you celebrate Fat Tuesday? If you live in New Orleans, Louisiana, or any place else along the coast of ...

What is Mardi Gras? Should Christians celebrate Mardi Gras ...

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Mar 4, 2014 ... Mardi Gras literally means "Fat Tuesday" in French (called Pancake Tuesday in England) and is associated with the Roman Catholic custom of ...