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
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Mardi Gras is just around the corner! If you're headed to the Big Easy, follow
these tips to make the most of your celebration.
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, ...
Mardi Gras, or Fat Tuesday, is the last hurrah before the Catholic season of ...
Like many Catholic holidays and seasonal celebrations, it likely has its roots in ...
But six men from Mobile, where Mardi Gras celebrations had been held as early
as 1708 and parades since 1831, stepped in. Together with thirteen New ...
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, ...
There's more to Mardi Gras in New Orleans than just one day or just one parade.
... begin days, weeks and even months in advance of the big celebrations.
Picture of Carnival celebrations in Cologne, Germany. The crowd celebrates
during the Mardi Gras parade in Cologne, Germany. Photograph by Andreas ...
Mar 2, 2014 ... Masks are an integral part of Mardi Gras culture. During early Mardi Gras
celebrations hundreds of years ago, masks were a way for their ...