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  1. Apr 20,  · Bastille Day () Bastille Day. A young pickpocket and an unruly CIA agent team up on an anti-terrorist mission in France/10(K).
  2. Bastille Day parade If you want to watch it, get there early. Very limited access to the parade route. Multiple detours directed by police to the one access point for your part of the city with thousands of people wandering around. Area bypassed by public transport/5(45).
  3. Jul 13,  · In America, however, Bastille Day is a completely different story. French expats and Americans alike from New Orleans to New York City celebrate Bastille Day with French music, dancing, cuisine, and games like pétanque (the French version of the ball game bocce/boules).Author: Jessica Capwell.
  4. Jul 13,  · T he French national holiday of Bastille Day— celebrated each year on July 14, or le quatorze juillet —may spell fireworks and and a large military parade for Author: Emma Ockerman.
  5. Find Bastille Day recipes, menu ideas, and cooking tips for all levels from Bon Appétit, where food and culture meet.
  6. Feb 11,  · Americans have The 4th of July; the French have Bastille Day. On July 14, , an outraged group of Parisians stormed the Bastille, a fortress and prison in France where prisoners of influence were held, in hopes of capturing ammunition.
  7. Jun 24,  · Bastille Day, the French national holiday, commemorates the storming of the Bastille, which took place on July 14, and marked the beginning of the French Revolution. The Bastille was a prison and a symbol of the absolute and arbitrary power of Louis the 16th's Ancient Regime. By capturing this symbol, the people signaled that the king's power was no longer absolute: power should .
  8. Variously called la Fête Nationale or 14 juillet, the holiday is commemorated on July 14, the day that the people of Paris stormed the Bastille prison in This began the violent overthrow of the monarchy which made way for a republic, and the beginning of a modern nation.
  9. Jul 14,  · The contrasting scenes marked a Bastille Day like any other, overshadowed by fears of resurgent infections in a country where more than 30, people have already lost their lives to .

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