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What are the reasons of Bastille Day?

During the early stages of the French Revolution, the Parisians finally had enough of the French Monarchy and inequality. They attacked the Bastille (which was a famous prison (MORE)

Does Bastille Day mean something?

The expression "Bastille Day" exists only in English. The French name for France's national day is Fête Nationale, or more simply, le quatorze juillet. The French name do (MORE)

What country celebrates Bastille Day?

Only France celebrates Bastille Day as their national day. The Bastille was a jail for political prisoners. Its storming by the Parisians on July 14, 1789 marks the beginnin (MORE)

What does Bastille Day commemorate?

Bastille Day, in French Fête Nationale (national day), is a public holiday in France that commemorates both the storming of the Bastille on July 14, 1789 as the historical st (MORE)

Is Bastille Day a religious day?

  No, it has nothing to do with religion.   On that day, July 14th 1789, the French revolution began with the storming of a prison called La Bastille, in Paris.
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How do the French celebrate Bastille Day?

French people have the day off on the 14th of July. On the 13th there are usually public balls in towns often at the fire brigade barracks, and fireworks in scenic places. O (MORE)

What is Bastile Day?

Yes, it's a French holiday. Think of it as the 4th of July for the French. Bastille Day represents the French Revolution in 1789 against the tyranny of King Louis XVI, who had (MORE)