Mardi Gras has different faces depends where you are. Let’s look closer and see how other nation celebrate Mardi Gras. This is not competition about who celebrate it best. Mardi Gras is about the unity of the people, freeing us from constraints of society. We don’t care if you are gay, lesbian, or what your preferences are. We celebrate individuality and respect each other beliefs. And that is the Mardi Gras way.
Schmutziger Donnerstag (Germany)
If we have fat Tuesday, they have fat Thursday. Normally, carnivals start a week or two weeks before the Ash Wednesday.
Cayman Mardi Gras Festival
Recently, Cayman has been recognized as the party island. Cayman islands also observe our Fat Tuesday tradition. The Mardi Gras festival in Cayman has attracted thousands of tourists. There would be more to see, this upcoming festivals, they will invite biggest names in the music industry to electrify everyone with amazing performances.
Carnaval de Barranquilla (Colombia)
Colombians will not be last on the list when it comes to hosting biggest festivals. UNESCO proclaimed their version of Mardi Gras celebration as one of the Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity.
Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras (Australia)
Every year approximately 70, 000 people around the world gather in Victoria Park, Sydney. Sydney’s version of Mardi Gras is composed of party, drag races, harbour party, and parades. It is one of the biggest events in the world.
Mardi Gras festival is observed mostly in the southern part provinces. Similar with many other festivals, Mardi Gras is a week to be laid back and relax. This is a total opposite of what the carnaval used to look lie. We like it this way.
Wherever you celebrate Mardi Gras, we hope that you achieve total wholeness. We hope that you once again go back to basic and see the world in full colors.