The date 11 November has a great number of special meanings, for example the armistice of WWI was signed on the 11th day of the 11th month on the 11th hour.Add 11 after the 11th hour and you get a different meaning.
I don’t know exactly what the origin is but the date 11 11 at 11:11 am is also known as the fool’s date, throughout a great number of countries but mainly in western Europe it triggers the start of the preparations for the Carnaval(aka Carnival) season.
Carnaval is traditionally a Catholic festival that takes place the 3 days before lent,the actual word translates into fall of meat. It signifies 3 days of indulgence of food and drink before people fast for 40 days until Easter. It starts on a Sunday and ends on the Tuesday before Ash Wednesday.This is traced back to biblical times where Jesus fasted for…
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