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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 TuesdayFeriado Nacional
TueFeb 121991Carnival TuesdayFeriado Nacional
TueMar 31992Carnival TuesdayFeriado Nacional
TueFeb 231993Carnival TuesdayFeriado Nacional
TueFeb 151994Carnival TuesdayFeriado Nacional
TueFeb 281995Carnival TuesdayFeriado Nacional
TueFeb 201996Carnival TuesdayFeriado Nacional
TueFeb 111997Carnival TuesdayFeriado Nacional
TueFeb 241998Carnival TuesdayFeriado Nacional
TueFeb 161999Carnival TuesdayFeriado Nacional
TueMar 72000Carnival TuesdayFeriado Nacional
TueFeb 272001Carnival TuesdayFeriado Nacional
TueFeb 122002Carnival TuesdayFeriado Nacional
TueMar 42003Carnival TuesdayFeriado Nacional
TueFeb 242004Carnival TuesdayFeriado Nacional
TueFeb 82005Carnival TuesdayFeriado Nacional
TueFeb 282006Carnival TuesdayFeriado Nacional
TueFeb 202007Carnival TuesdayFeriado Nacional
TueFeb 52008Carnival TuesdayFeriado Nacional
TueFeb 242009Carnival TuesdayFeriado Nacional
TueFeb 162010Carnival TuesdayFeriado Nacional
TueMar 82011Carnival TuesdayFeriado Nacional
TueFeb 212012Carnival TuesdayFeriado Nacional
TueFeb 122013Carnival TuesdayFeriado Nacional
TueMar 42014Carnival TuesdayOptional Holiday
TueFeb 172015Carnival TuesdayOptional Holiday
TueFeb 92016Carnival TuesdayOptional Holiday
TueFeb 282017Carnival TuesdayOptional Holiday
TueFeb 132018Carnival TuesdayOptional Holiday
TueMar 52019Carnival TuesdayOptional Holiday
TueFeb 252020Carnival TuesdayOptional Holiday

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