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Fastelavn around the world in 2023
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About Fastelavn

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Dates of Fastelavn
2024 DenmarkFeb 11
Denmark Sun, Feb 11Observances Holiday
2023 DenmarkFeb 19
Denmark Sun, Feb 19Observances Holiday
2022 DenmarkFeb 27
Denmark Sun, Feb 27Observances Holiday
2021 DenmarkFeb 14
Denmark Sun, Feb 14Observances Holiday
2020 DenmarkFeb 23
Denmark Sun, Feb 23Observances Holiday
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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