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Carnival/Shrove Tuesday in Uruguay

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
Carnival/Shrove TuesdayEnglish
Martes de CarnavalSpanish
KarnevalGerman

Carnival/Shrove Tuesday 2014

Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Carnival/Shrove Tuesday 2015

Tuesday, February 17, 2015
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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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Carnival/Shrove Tuesday Observances

WeekdayDateYearNameHoliday type
TueMar 72000Carnival/Shrove TuesdayBank holiday
TueFeb 272001Carnival/Shrove TuesdayBank holiday
TueFeb 122002Carnival/Shrove TuesdayBank holiday
TueMar 42003Carnival/Shrove TuesdayBank holiday
TueFeb 242004Carnival/Shrove TuesdayBank holiday
TueFeb 82005Carnival/Shrove TuesdayBank holiday
TueFeb 282006Carnival/Shrove TuesdayBank holiday
TueFeb 202007Carnival/Shrove TuesdayBank holiday
TueFeb 52008Carnival/Shrove TuesdayBank holiday
TueFeb 242009Carnival/Shrove TuesdayBank holiday
TueFeb 162010Carnival/Shrove TuesdayBank holiday
TueMar 82011Carnival/Shrove TuesdayBank holiday
TueFeb 212012Carnival/Shrove TuesdayBank holiday
TueFeb 122013Carnival/Shrove TuesdayBank holiday
TueMar 42014Carnival/Shrove TuesdayBank holiday
TueFeb 172015Carnival/Shrove TuesdayBank holiday
TueFeb 92016Carnival/Shrove TuesdayBank holiday
TueFeb 282017Carnival/Shrove TuesdayBank holiday
TueFeb 132018Carnival/Shrove TuesdayBank holiday
TueMar 52019Carnival/Shrove TuesdayBank holiday
TueFeb 252020Carnival/Shrove TuesdayBank holiday

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