and Frayed Pashbu Scarf in Limoncello.
Just a little background…
The term “Mardi Gras” in English refers to events of carnival celebrations, the literal translation of the French words are ‘Fat Tuesday.’ Fat Tuesday refers to the practice of the last night of eating richer, fatty foods before the ritual fasting of the Lenten season, which begins on Ash Wednesday.
Popular practices include wearing masks and costumes, overturning social conventions, dancing, sports competitions, parades, etc. Similar expressions to Mardi Gras appear in other European languages sharing the Christian tradition. Other cities famous for Mardi Gras celebrations include Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Barranquilla, Colombia, Port of Spain, Trinidad, Tobago, Quebec City, Canada, Mazatlán, Sinaloa in Mexico, and of course New Orleans, Louisiana, United States.
We hope we prepared you for all your Mardi Gras events!
Until next time,
Lauren of Team Yala