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Mardi Gras Shrove Tuesday is traditionally known as the day prior to Lent but it also serves as a day of celebration, known as Mardi Gras.
Mardi Gras was Tuesday, February 09, 2016 last year.

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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 ...

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The day after Fat Tuesday is Ash Wednesday; therefore, the end of Carnival is followed immediately by the beginning of Lent. Lent is a time of fasting and ...

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Feb 13, 2017 ... Learn about the traditional day of feasting and the origin of the term, Fat Tuesday, before the Lenten fast begins.

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Feb 28, 2017 ... It's Mardi Gras! Before you head out to party, here are all your Fat Tuesday questions answered. When is Mardi Gras this year? Mardi Gras is ...

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Fat Tuesday, Mardi Gras, Shrove Day - the day before Ash Wednesday, the start of Lent.

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Feb 27, 2017 ... Mardi Gras is a day that attracts thousands of tourists each year with many people wanting to experience the bright, energetic celebrations.

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Feb 28, 2017 ... It's the last day of Mardi Gras! February 28, also known as Fat Tuesday, is the final day of Carnival celebrations. So, what's the history behind ...

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Feb 28, 2017 ... Today is Mardi Gras, also called Shrove Tuesday or Fat Tuesday, a French Catholic tradition that celebrates debauchery before Lent begins ...

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Feb 24, 2017 ... But did you know that Mardi Gras is also known as Fat Tuesday? Maybe you knew that, maybe you didn't, but what I'm sure you will be ...