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Twelfth Night (holiday)
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Twelfth Night (holiday)

Twelfth Night is a holiday January 5 marked by some branches of Christianity, marking the 12th and final night of the Christmas season, namely the eve before twelfth day or January 6, the Epiphany celebration to commemorate the adoration of the Magi. After Twelfth Night the Carnival season starts, which lasts through Mardi Gras.

In some places, Twelfth Night celebrations include food traditions such as the king cake or tortell.

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