What is Mardi Gras?
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 Epiphany (Three King’s Day) and culminating on the day before Ash Wednesday. Mardi Gras is French for “Fat Tuesday”, reflecting the practice of the last night of eating richer, fatty foods before the ritual fasting of the Lenten season. (Wikipedia)
When is Mardi Gras?
Mardi Gras Day beginning before Ash Wednesday, 47 days before Easter.
When is Mardi Gras 2016?
Mardi Gras 2016 is on Tuesday, February 9, 2016
Mardi Gras around the World
Where to celebrate Mardi Gras around the world?