Fat Tuesday

Mardi Gras

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  • Carnaval de Ponce - The Carnaval de Ponce, officially Carnaval Ponceño, is an annual celebration held in Ponce, Puerto Rico. The celebration lasts one week and it ends on the day before Ash Wednesday. Thus, it is generally held in February and sometimes in March.
  • Joie de vivre - Joie de vivre is a French phrase often used in English to express a cheerful enjoyment of life; an exultation of spirit.
  • Shrove Tuesday - Shrove Tuesday is the day in February or March immediately preceding Ash Wednesday, which is celebrated in some countries by consuming pancakes.
  • Sydney Mardi Gras - The Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras, at one stage temporarily the Sydney Mardi Gras, or locally Mardi Gras, is an annual LGBT pride parade and festival in Sydney, Australia, attended by hundreds of thousands of people from around Australia and overseas.
  • Užgavėnės - Užgavėnės is a Lithuanian festival that takes place during the seventh week before Easter. Its name in English means "the time before Lent". The celebration corresponds to Roman Catholic holiday traditions in other parts of the world, such as Mardi Gras, Shrove Tuesday, and Carnaval.
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