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Carnival in Lithuania

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
UžgavėnėsLithuanian
CarnivalEnglish
FaschingGerman

Carnival 2014

Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Carnival 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

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Carnival Observances

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

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