10 Fun Facts about Mardi Gras

Post On: May 23, 2017
By: Agustina
In: Events

The famous celebration in the world is explained on Fun Facts about Mardi Gras. This celebration is very popular in various parts of the world. People often call it in different terms such as Fat Tuesday or Shrove Tuesday.  People have parades or carnivals to celebrate Mardi Gras.  The term Fat Tuesday is applied on that day because people will have their stomach filled with fatty foods before they are engaged in the Lenten season of fasting. Let me show you other interesting facts about Mardi Gras by reading the below post:

Fun Facts about Mardi Gras 1: the celebratory events

The term Mardi Gras is not only used to call a single day of celebration. It is often employed to call the whole celebrations and activities.

Fun Facts about Mardi Gras 2: how to celebrate Mardi Gras

Mardi Gras is celebrated differently in various parts of the world.  The people in New Orleans celebrate it from Twelfth Night to Ash Wednesday.

Mardi Gras Image

Mardi Gras Image

Fun Facts about Mardi Gras 3: the tradition in Mobile, Alabama

The tradition of Mardi Gras takes place in November. On Thanksgiving day, they will celebrate mystic society balls. In January and February, the people will have balls and parade until Ash Wednesday.

Fun Facts about Mardi Gras 4: the global celebrations

Mardi Gras is considered as an important event in the world. The notable celebration occurs in Quebec City of Canada, Cayman Islands, Mazatlan, Barranquilla and Rio de Janeiro.

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Fun Facts about Mardi Gras 5: carnival

It is common to have carnival to celebrate Mardi Gras. It is considered as the peak of the festivity in the event.

Mardi Gras

Mardi Gras

Fun Facts about Mardi Gras 6: the traditional foods

The traditional foods consumed by the people during Mardi Gras included fried breads, pancakes and pastries. Most of them are created with eggs, fat and sugars.

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Fun Facts about Mardi Gras 7: Binche

Mardi Gras is celebrated in Binche, Belgium.  Carnival of Binche gathers all people from Europe.  It takes place from the morning until the dusk where 1000 Gilles dance along the city.

Fun Facts about Mardi Gras 8: Brazilian carnival

Brazil is famous in the world due to its elaborate and impressive carnival. 70 percent of the people who watch the carnivals are tourists.

Facts about Mardi Gras

Facts about Mardi Gras

Fun Facts about Mardi Gras 9:  Rio Carnival

Rio Carnival is capable to attract at least 2 million people to gather along the street. The celebration is mixed with the local culture.

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Fun Facts about Mardi Gras 10: the celebration in Cayman Islands

Cayman Island has its own celebration of Mardi Gras. The people incorporate the Monday Food Festival in the celebration.

Are you impressed after reading facts about Mardi Gras?