Bastille Day

Bastille Day 

France is a country with a turbulent and dramatic story. With many and lengthy wars. Especially memorable and exciting history of the French Revolution. The revolution began with the national cry for equality, freedom and brotherhood and it imported large-scale reforms in France. Storming of the Bastille (a symbol of oppression and atrocities of rulers) in 1789, it is considered the beginning of the revolution in France - a real revolution for independence. July 14, Bastille Day. Celebrated throughout France. During the day in Paris organized a military parade, between the Arc de Triomphe and Place de la Concorde, passing through the Champs-Elysees.

 

 

Military ceremonies take place in many cities in the country. At night, fireworks illuminated the sky in most municipalities, usually accompanied by dances and concerts.

 

 

Depending on location, the celebrations are held on the eve of July 14 or in the evening of the same day, which enables some people to celebrate the national day twice!

 

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