Epifania (clique) -
6 Janeiro, 2019
Católica ou Protestante : The term comes from ancient Greek and means appearance . Celebrated on the 6th January, this feast corresponds to the presentation of Child Jesus to the Magi. This is the day of Jesus' first miracle, the Wedding in Cana , and the day of his own baptism Paid holiday when falling on Saturday or Sunday
In Germany: Baden-Württemberg, Bavaria, and Saxony-Anhalt
Quarta-Feira de Cinzas -
14 Fevereiro, 2018
Católica ou Protestante : Na Galícia (Espanha), somente na cidade de Pontevedra. Marca o período de carnaval em certas ilhas das Antilhas.
Dia feriado regional -
19 Fevereiro, 2018
Católica ou Protestante : Somente em Basel - verifique em www.fasnachts-comite.ch (em alemão), pois há numerosas festividades It all begins with what is known as the Morgestraich. At exactly 4 a.m., all the lights in the city center go off. Out of the pitch darkness, the sound of drums and piccolos waft through the cold night air. Closer and closer it comes, and a faint light glows in the distance.
Suddenly, there they are, coming from all directions, the musicians and marchers of the city’s Fasnacht cliques. Each wears a masks. Some have small lamps on their heads. They carry painted lanterns that mock things that happend during the past year.