A short course about Bastille Day

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Bastille Day is the common name given in English-speaking countries to the national day of France, which is celebrated on 14 July each year.
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In French, it is formally called Fête nationale ("National Celebration") and commonly and legally le 14 juillet ("the 14th of July").
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The French National Day is the anniversary of Storming of the Bastille on 14 July 1789, a turning point of the French Revolution, as well as the Fête de la Fédération which celebrated the unity of the French people on 14 July 1790.
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Celebrations are held throughout France. The oldest and largest regular military parade in Europe[citation needed] is held on 14 July on the Champs-Élysées in Paris in front of the President of the Republic, along with other French officials and foreign guests.
Storming of the Bastille
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The Storming of the Bastille (French: Prise de la Bastille) occurred in Paris, France, on the afternoon of 14 July 1789.
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In France, le quatorze juillet (14 July) is the National Day, usually called Bastille Day in English.
Fête de la Fédération
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The Fête de la Fédération (Festival of the Federation) was a massive holiday festival held throughout France in 1790 in honour of the French Revolution.
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It is the precursor of the Bastille Day which is celebrated every year in France on 14 July, celebrating the Revolution itself, as well as National Unity.

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