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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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Feb 12, 2013 ... As Mardi Gras bacchanalia break out in New Orleans and elsewhere, get the facts about ... Mardi Gras and Carnival are the same celebration.

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Mar 4, 2014 ... Mardi Gras literally means "Fat Tuesday" in French (called Pancake ... However, modern Carnival traditions developed in Europe during the ...

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Mar 1, 2017 ... I have to confess I've never really paid much attention to Mardi Gras. Oh, I've heard about the parades and costumes and beads and ...

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Learn about the history of Mardi Gras and how it got its beginnings. ... Celebration is at the core of the New Orleans' experience, and to get a true .... The Krewe of Comus wanted something grander to celebrate Mardi Gras, so they formed a ...

www.ibtimes.com/mardi-gras-history-facts-real-meaning-behind-these-5-fat-tuesday-traditions-1558852

Mar 2, 2014 ... Since its early days in New Orleans, Mardi Gras has grown to colossal proportions and includes several familiar traditions.

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Jan 10, 2005 ... In Christianity, Mardi Gras (French for "Fat Tuesday" and also known as ... Today, the celebration of Mardi Gras/carnival has very little to do with ...