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

metro.co.uk/2017/02/27/when-is-mardi-gras-2017-and-why-is-it-called-fat-tuesday-6475915

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 ...

www.catholic.org/lent/mardigras.php

Fat Tuesday, as it is known in English, is a long-standing tradition of the Catholic Church and it marks the last day of ordinary time before the start of Lent, a time ...

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Dates of Fat Tuesday in 2018, 2019 and beyond, plus further information about Fat Tuesday.

www.ibtimes.com/what-fat-tuesday-history-mardi-gras-new-orleans-413990

Feb 21, 2012 ... For most, Fat Tuesday conjures images of beads, beer, and the Big Easy, but the history of Mardi Gras in New Orleans begins in Roman ...

www.bustle.com/p/what-is-fat-tuesday-the-reason-why-we-celebrate-mardi-gras-38064

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 ...