When Is Bastille Day

What is Bastille Day

On July 14th of every year Bastille Day is celebrated which is a French holiday. It is held in the Champs-Elysees Avenue in Paris every year. There are lots of activities and parades which are hosted in this avenue on this day. The parades are displayed in front of the President of the Republic.

Significance of Bastille Day

This day is celebrated to commemorate the anniversary of the Bastille storming. This incident occurred during the French revolution in 1790. This was considered to be a symbolic event which showed the world the rise of modern nation of France. This was the first time all the French in the then constitution reconciled to form the First Republic of France. Therefore the storming of Bastille fortress and prison are considered to be very important to the modern France.

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