Fastelavn

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Fastelavn in Denmark in 2023
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Dates of Fastelavn
2024 Denmark Sunday, February 11thFastelavn
2023 Denmark Sunday, February 19thFastelavn
2022 Denmark Sunday, February 27thFastelavn
2021 Denmark Sunday, February 14thFastelavn
2020 Denmark Sunday, February 23rdFastelavn
Summary
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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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