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Carnival/Ash Wednesday in Czech Republic

Ash Wednesday is known as the first day of Lent for many Christians worldwide. It is the beginning of the Lenten fast. The Lenten fast lasts for 40 days (excluding Sundays) and ends on Holy Saturday, which is the day before Easter Sunday.

Ash is an important symbol of Ash Wednesday in many Christian churches.
Ash is an important symbol of Ash Wednesday in many Christian churches.
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About Carnival/Ash Wednesday

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Carnival/Ash Wednesday Observances

WeekdayDateYearNameHoliday type
WedFeb 281990Carnival/Ash WednesdayChristian
WedFeb 131991Carnival/Ash WednesdayChristian
WedMar 41992Carnival/Ash WednesdayChristian
WedFeb 241993Carnival/Ash WednesdayChristian
WedFeb 161994Carnival/Ash WednesdayChristian
WedMar 11995Carnival/Ash WednesdayChristian
WedFeb 211996Carnival/Ash WednesdayChristian
WedFeb 121997Carnival/Ash WednesdayChristian
WedFeb 251998Carnival/Ash WednesdayChristian
WedFeb 171999Carnival/Ash WednesdayChristian
WedMar 82000Carnival/Ash WednesdayChristian
WedFeb 282001Carnival/Ash WednesdayChristian
WedFeb 132002Carnival/Ash WednesdayChristian
WedMar 52003Carnival/Ash WednesdayChristian
WedFeb 252004Carnival/Ash WednesdayChristian
WedFeb 92005Carnival/Ash WednesdayChristian
WedMar 12006Carnival/Ash WednesdayChristian
WedFeb 212007Carnival/Ash WednesdayChristian
WedFeb 62008Carnival/Ash WednesdayChristian
WedFeb 252009Carnival/Ash WednesdayChristian
WedFeb 172010Carnival/Ash WednesdayChristian
WedMar 92011Carnival/Ash WednesdayChristian
WedFeb 222012Carnival/Ash WednesdayChristian
WedFeb 132013Carnival/Ash WednesdayChristian
WedMar 52014Carnival/Ash WednesdayChristian
WedFeb 182015Carnival/Ash WednesdayChristian
WedFeb 102016Carnival/Ash WednesdayChristian
WedMar 12017Carnival/Ash WednesdayChristian
WedFeb 142018Carnival/Ash WednesdayChristian
WedMar 62019Carnival/Ash WednesdayChristian
WedFeb 262020Carnival/Ash WednesdayChristian

Quick Facts

Ash Wednesday marks the first day of Lent in western Christian churches.

Carnival/Ash Wednesday 2015

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Carnival/Ash Wednesday 2016

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

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