Mardi Gras is one of the festivals that we can say it`s celebrating all around the world. Mardi Gras is also known like Fat Tuesday. Mardi Gras is a popular cultural phenomenon and Christian holiday. This world wide festival dates thousands of years to fertility rites and pagan spring. Mardi Gras is celebrating in countries with large Roman Catholic populations.
Mardi Gras festival is celebrating always one day Ash Wednesday or The first day of Lent. More statistic information`s about this famous festival you can see on Wikipedia or Wikitravel sites.
Mardi Gras is worldwide festival
Tradition on Mardi Gras is wearing costumes and masks, dancing, parades, sports competitions, debauchery, overturning social conventions, etc. Season for festival varies from town to town. Some traditions treat the final three days before Ash Wednesday and some consider period between Twelfth Night or Epiphany and Ash Wednesday.
On this festival you can taste and hear famous Mardi Gras king cakes, breads, music, praline or other supplies. You will see thousand amazing costumes and masks or body paints that come popular last years. The best way is to be on the street and feel happiness and joy of all people.
Let`s go with Travel All Together to the most famous parade and festival is in New Orleans in Louisiana, USA. It`s unforgettable experience and once in your life you need to go there. It`s very exciting, fun, joy, amazing happening for you and your family.
If you are not in love with New Orleans definitely you will be after participation in Mardi Gras. The things that you will see on TV cannot compare with your live experience on the streets of New Orleans. With one word Mardi Gras is all about CELEBRATION.