Mardi Gras and the world's other big parties

Published: Feb 18 2012 06:13:02 PM EST   Updated On: Feb 17 2015 11:00:00 AM EST

With Fat Tuesday underway during Mardi Gras in New Orleans, take a look at the celebration along with the world's other big parties.

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With Fat Tuesday underway during Mardi Gras in New Orleans, take a look at the celebration along with the world's 12 other big parties as ranked by Forbes magazine.

 
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