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Carnival in Lithuania

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.
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 Observances

WeekdayDateYearNameHoliday Type
TueFeb 162010CarnivalObservance
TueMar 82011CarnivalObservance
TueFeb 212012CarnivalObservance
TueFeb 122013CarnivalObservance
TueMar 42014CarnivalObservance
TueFeb 172015CarnivalObservance
TueFeb 92016CarnivalObservance
TueFeb 282017CarnivalObservance
TueFeb 132018CarnivalObservance
TueMar 52019CarnivalObservance
TueFeb 252020CarnivalObservance

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.

Carnival 2017

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Carnival 2018

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

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Other holidays in February 2017 in Lithuania

Fun Holiday on February 28, 2017

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