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Fat Tuesday in Mazatenango


Performers wait for their turn to march. Photo: Santiago Billy/Comvite
Performers wait for their turn to march. Photo: Santiago Billy/Comvite

The Carnival’s always a raucous affair. Better known in the English-speaking world as “Fat Tuesday” or “Mardi Gras”, this festive season occurs in places with a strong catholic presence, and it typically involves some sort of public celebration and a parade. In Guatemala, the most famous version of Fat Tuesday is the Carnival of Mazatenango in the department of Suchitepéquez. It’s a four-day celebration with food, music, parades, and games on the streets.

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