Carnival in Maastricht

Vrijthof, 6211 Maastricht, Hollanda
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Carnaval is a festive season which occurs immediately before Lent; the main events are usually during February. By origin it is a European festival. The feast became assimilated by the Catholic church and was celebrated in the three days before ash Wednesday and Lent. Nowadays the relation with religion has become less prominent.

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