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Carnival Tuesday in Brazil

Quick Facts

Shrove Tuesday is a religious holiday that is on the day before Ash Wednesday. It is also known as the Tuesday of Carnival, which is a festive occasion among many cultures.

Local names

NameLanguage
Carnaval (Terça-feira)Portuguese
Carnival TuesdayEnglish
FaschingsdienstagGerman

Carnival Tuesday 2014

Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Carnival Tuesday 2015

Tuesday, February 17, 2015
List of dates for other years

Shrove Tuesday is the last day before the long fast for the Lent period in many Christian churches. The day is the day before Ash Wednesday and usually falls between February 3 and March 9. It has many names, including Fat Tuesday, Mardi Gras, the Tuesday of Carnival, and Pancake Day.

Colorful masks, elaborate costumes, parades and large crowds are all part of the Carnival festivities, also known as Mardi Gras, on Shrove Tuesday.

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About Carnival Tuesday

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Carnival Tuesday Observances

WeekdayDateYearNameHoliday type
TueFeb 271990Carnival TuesdayNational holiday
TueFeb 121991Carnival TuesdayNational holiday
TueMar 31992Carnival TuesdayNational holiday
TueFeb 231993Carnival TuesdayNational holiday
TueFeb 151994Carnival TuesdayNational holiday
TueFeb 281995Carnival TuesdayNational holiday
TueFeb 201996Carnival TuesdayNational holiday
TueFeb 111997Carnival TuesdayNational holiday
TueFeb 241998Carnival TuesdayNational holiday
TueFeb 161999Carnival TuesdayNational holiday
TueMar 72000Carnival TuesdayNational holiday
TueFeb 272001Carnival TuesdayNational holiday
TueFeb 122002Carnival TuesdayNational holiday
TueMar 42003Carnival TuesdayNational holiday
TueFeb 242004Carnival TuesdayNational holiday
TueFeb 82005Carnival TuesdayNational holiday
TueFeb 282006Carnival TuesdayNational holiday
TueFeb 202007Carnival TuesdayNational holiday
TueFeb 52008Carnival TuesdayNational holiday
TueFeb 242009Carnival TuesdayNational holiday
TueFeb 162010Carnival TuesdayNational holiday
TueMar 82011Carnival TuesdayNational holiday
TueFeb 212012Carnival TuesdayNational holiday
TueFeb 122013Carnival TuesdayNational holiday
TueMar 42014Carnival TuesdayNational holiday
TueFeb 172015Carnival TuesdayNational holiday
TueFeb 92016Carnival TuesdayNational holiday
TueFeb 282017Carnival TuesdayNational holiday
TueFeb 132018Carnival TuesdayNational holiday
TueMar 52019Carnival TuesdayNational holiday
TueFeb 252020Carnival TuesdayNational holiday

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