Mardi Gras 2016

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?

Mardi Gras Pictures - Mardi Gras in Brazil

Mardi Gras Pictures – Mardi Gras in Brazil. Pictures by David Mercado/Reuters via theGuardian

Mardi Gras Pictures - Mardi Gras in Bolivia

Mardi Gras Pictures – Mardi Gras in Bolivia. Pictures by David Mercado/Reuters via theGuardian

Mardi Gras Pictures - Mardi Gras in Trinidad

Mardi Gras Pictures – Mardi Gras in Trinidad. Pictures by David Mercado/Reuters via theGuardian

Mardi Gras in Patras

Mardi Gras in Patras. Pictures by David Mercado/Reuters via theGuardian

Mardi Gras in Goa

Mardi Gras in Goa. Pictures by David Mercado/Reuters via theGuardian

Mardi Gras Pictures - Mardi Gras in Colombia

Mardi Gras Pictures – Mardi Gras in Colombia. Pictures by David Mercado/Reuters via theGuardian

Mardi Gras Pictures - Mardi Gras New Orleans

Mardi Gras Pictures – Mardi Gras New Orleans. Pictures by David Mercado/Reuters via theGuardian

Mardi Gras Pictures - Mardi Gras in Venice, ‎Italy

Mardi Gras Pictures – Mardi Gras in Venice, ‎Italy. Pictures by David Mercado/Reuters via theGuardian

Mardi Gras Pictures - Mardi Gras in Mexico

Mardi Gras Pictures – Mardi Gras in Mexico. Pictures by David Mercado/Reuters via theGuardian

Mardi Gras Pictures - Mardi Gras in Tenerife Island, Spain

Mardi Gras Pictures – Mardi Gras in Tenerife Island, Spain. Pictures by David Mercado/Reuters via theGuardian

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