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Carnival, traditionally known as Carnestoltes in Catalonia, is one of the most popular festivals in the world. It starts always on the Fat Thursday (Dijous gras) and ends with the burial of the sardine or also, like many towns in the Pyrenees, the burning or burial...

The Carnival word has its origin in the Latin “Carnelevarium”, whose meaning is “bye to meat”. It consists of eating all products (principally meat) that they couldn’t eat during the following forty days of Catholic Lent. This is the reason why each year, the Carnival is celebrated in a different...