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The Bastille Day Military Parade (or 14 July Military Parade, translation of the French name Défilé militaire du 14 juillet) is a French military parade held each year in Paris, in the morning of the 14th of July.

The parade passes down the Champs-Élysées from the Arc de Triomphe to the Place de la Concorde where the Président de la République, his government and foreign ambassadors in France stand. This is a popular event in France, broadcasted on French TV, and is the largest military parade in Europe to take place regularly. Some years, guest foreign troops take part in the parade, or foreign statesmen attend it.

Smaller military parades are held in other large French cities with local troops

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AnswerI believe the people of France have a parade; hang flags out and celebrate by eating and drinking. AnswerMost cities and villages organize some kind of ball, traditionally called "le bal des pompiers" (the firemen's ball). There is also frequently a communal meal, and the night ends with the most important display of fireworks of the year, together with New Year's Eve's fireworks.
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