Fastelavn

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Fastelavn in Denmark in 2021
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About Fastelavn

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Dates of Fastelavn
2022 Denmark Sunday, February 27thFastelavn
2021 Denmark Sunday, February 14thFastelavn
2020 Denmark Sunday, February 23rdFastelavn
2019 Denmark Sunday, March 3rdFastelavn
Summary
Find out the dates, history and traditions of Fastelavn

Diminished version of the catholic Carnival. On the following day, Fastelavnsmandag, children go to school dressed up in costume and go door-to-door for candy and sweets. A popular baked good associated with the day is Fastelavnsbolle (lit. Fastelavns bun), a round sweet roll usually covered with icing and filled with cream.

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