Happy Bastille Day 2021 is Observed on July 14th and Marks the Birth of The French Republic. It is National Day of France Known as ““Fête nationale” to the French, and Bastille Day in English-speaking countries. So, July 14th is France’s National day, La Fête Nationale. The Bastille was 14th Century Medieval Fortress that became a State Prison. After Years of Misrule by The Monarchy, The French People Had United in a popular Uprising.
On July 14th 1789, The People of Pris Marched on The Bastille. The Storming of The Prison Began The French Revolution and Came to Symbolize liberty and democracy. A Year Later on July 14th 1790, Delegrates From Across France assembled in Paris to Proclaim Their Allegiance at The Fête de la Fédération.
Happy Bastille Day
Basille Day Was Declared a French National Holiday on July 6th 1880. In France, it is referred to as la Fête Nationale (“National Holiday”), le quatorze juillet (The Fourteenth of July) or la fête du 14-Juillet (14th July Holiday).
Much like the Fourth of July in America, Bastille Day—known in France as la Fête nationale or le 14 juillet (14 July)—is a public holiday in France, celebrated by nationwide festivities including fireworks, parades and parties.
How is Bastille Day celebrated?
Bastille Day Celebration Start From The Morning of July 14th With a Grand Military Parade Along the Champs Élysées. Known as ‘Le Défilé’ (the parade). More than 4,00 Servicemen Involved in The Oldest and largest Military Parade in Europe and is Attended by The French President and Other Key Dignitaries.
Do You Know? La Fête Nationale is also a public holiday on July 14th in French Guiana, French Polynesia, Guadeloupe, Martinique, Mayotte, New Caledonia, Réunion, Saint Barthélemy, Saint Martin, Saint Pierre et Miquelon and Wallis and Futuna.
Normally France marks its Fête nationale with a military parade on the Champs-Élysées, fireworks and fire station balls.
Bastille Day Quotes, Status, Wishes, Messages and Images
Bastille Day is Also Called as France Independence Day. However, when it comes wishing French people for the day, saying happy bastille day is wrong, La Fete Nationale is the formal word for wishing.