Bastille Day


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a legal holiday in France celebrating the storming of the Paris bastille in 1789

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But after his Bastille Day fireworks came the nudges and winks.
PHILADELPHIA, July 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Eastern State Penitentiary is teaming up with The Bearded Ladies, an experimental cabaret troupe, to present the French Revolution in a spectacle of song, dance, and beheading for the penitentiary's annual Bastille Day festival, to be held Saturday, July 11, 2015.
Bastille Day is always an important day at Bistrot Zinc, and the restaurant will be serving a special Bastille Day prix fixe menu in addition to the regular menu.
That's because nobody in France ever called it Bastille Day.
Earlier today, Hollande opened a military parade from the Champs-Elysees to the Concorde Square on the occasion of the Bastille Day which falls on July 14.
The French president is expected to call for solidarity in a traditional Bastille Day broadcast on Sunday.
The performance was both homage to the French people celebrating Bastille Day on July 14 and a show of respect for the position of the French and German Ambassadors, who issued a joint statement recently, insisting the voice of the people to be heard and Bulgaria to part with the oligarchic model of ruling the country.
This is one of the busiest travel weekends in France, which is today celebrating the national holiday of Bastille Day.
New York, July 12 ( ANI ): Great Britain is betting 5-to-1 odds that Kate Middleton will be giving birth to the royal baby on July 14 on Bastille Day, which is France's national holiday.
6 Which French President escaped an assassination attempt unscathed during Bastille Day celebrations in 2002?
Summary: The Eiffel Tower has been given a huge glitterball as part of Bastille Day.
CELEBRATIONS to mark Bastille Day will take over Bahrain this weekend with a special French twist.
Summary: Special traffic measures will be in effect during Thursday's celebration of Bastille Day, the police announced.
France has staged its traditional Bastille Day parade amid criticism from human rights groups at the invitation of some African leaders.
In Paris, youthful demonstrators rioted the night before France's national day celebration, the July 14 Bastille Day.