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Carnaval Encarnaceno in Encarnación, Paraguay

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Revellers in striped jerseys at the Carnaval Encarnaceno in the city of Encarnación, Paraguay.

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Easter Sunday is the day when Christians celebrate Jesus of Nazareth's resurrection from the dead - and when chocolate manufacturers look forward to their biggest profits of the year.

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Nowruz: Persian New Year

Nowruz marks the beginning of the Persian New Year and is Iran's National Day, as well as being celebrated widely throughout Central and NW Asia.

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Pancake Day

Shrove Tuesday marks the last day before the 40-day Lent fast in the Christian calendar, but is more widely known nowadays as Pancake Day.

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Öland’s Harvest Festival

Visit Sweden's largest harvest festival, held on the island of Öland from 29 September to 2 October 2011.

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