Mardi Gras


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the last day before Lent

a carnival held in some countries on Shrove Tuesday (the last day before Lent) but especially in New Orleans

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We are thrilled to be working with Mercedes-Benz of Fort Mitchell for the second year in a row as the Mardi Gras Presenting Sponsor.
Scott Davies, head of the committee, said: "Lisa has been instrumental in the success of the Cardiff Wales Mardi Gras going from a project to a fully established charity in its own right.
Gay members of the Australian Defence Force (ADF) marched in uniform at the Sydney Mardi Gras for the first time.
Aquarium of the Pacific -- Joining Mardi Gras for Autism for the first time is the Aquarium of the Pacific and their “Aquarium on Wheels.
ON THE WEB See a video of Saturday's Mardi Gras in Beaumaris at www.
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For more information on the Mardi Gras celebration or the Children's Museum, call 436-3853 or visit childrens-museum.
Mardi Gras krewes, which derive their names from Roman mythology, are clubs of like-minded individuals in New Orleans who put on balls and build floats for the parades.
Starting on a different day each year, Mardi Gras always take place 46 days before Easter.
NEW ORLEANS -- This Fat Tuesday, bring Mardi Gras home with a festive and flavorful get-together fit for a king or queen.
Nationally known trial lawyer and philanthropic wife to reign as King and Queen of Charleston for 2014 Mardi Gras Season
THE home of Welsh rugby will be turned into a sea of colour today when the Cardiff-Wales LGBT Mardi Gras is held at the Millennium Stadium for the first time.
Thousands of revelers thronged the colorful and exuberant parades in New Orleans, amid the countdown for the Mardi Gras 2013 carnival.
Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras and strategic partner Destination NSW, today confirmed that Kylie Minogue will attend this year's Sydney Mardi Gras Parade andjoin Sydney's lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and intersex community in celebrating a milestone in her career K25 - 25 Years of Kylie.