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
It has absolutely nothing to do with the real Mardi Gras celebration. Unfortunately,
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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, ...
Feb 12, 2013 ... Though Mardi Gras technically refers only to Fat Tuesday, the Mardi Gras season
actually begins on Epiphany, a Christian holiday celebrated ...
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.
Feb 25, 2014 ... Mardi Gras in New Orleans is something everyone should experience at least
once. But if you've been put off by media coverage of drunken ...
Considering the raucous nature of Mardi Gras, you might be surprised to learn
that the festival has religious roots. Festivities start in New Orleans each year on ...
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According to historians, the celebration of Mardi Gras has its roots in the pagan
Roman celebration of Lupercalia. This was a February holiday and it honored the