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  • 1. MARDI GRAS “FAT TUESDAY”
  • 2. FROM THE BEGINNING
    • First celebrated in France
    • First parade was recorded on 1837.
    • In 1871, the first queen of Mardi Gras appeared
  • 3. CELEBRATION SITES
    • Argentina
    • Belgium
    • Brazil
    • Rio de Janeiro
    • Mexico
    • Panama
    • Sweden
    • Slovenia
    • MANY OTHERS!!!
  • 4. THE TIME
    • Mardi Gras is always forty-seven days before Easter Sunday and follows the lunar calendar in which the date can anywhere from February 3 through March 9 and is also used to develop the date of Easter.
  • 5. D A T E S T O F O L L O W
    • Mardi Gras will fall on the following days the following years
      • In 2008, February 5
      • In 2009, February 24
      • In 2010, February 16
      • In 2011, March 11,
      • And in 2012, February 21
  • 6. THE BEAUTY
    • Official Colors
      • Purple - stands for justice
      • Gold - stands for power
      • Green - stands for faith
  • 7. MOTTO
    • "If I ever cease to Love".
  • 8. MOVIE CLIP