Traditional French Festivals


France is one of the world’s most historic cultural and festivals celebrated countries. The country is the first in Qatar in terms of celebration. France’s traditions, activities, lifestyle, festivals all make the world attractive. Today we will know about the traditional French Festivals

1. Bastille Day in Paris – July 14

Bastille Day in Paris – July 14

Every year, July 14 is celebrated as France’s National Day. Its name is Bastille Day in English countries. In French, it is officially called La Foote National. The day commemorates the unity of the French people on July 14, 1790. It is the oldest and largest military march in Europe. The full celebrations take place on July 14 at the Champs-Elysees in Paris.

2. Berck Sur Mer Kite Festival

Berck Sur Mer Kite Festival

The Burke Sur Mar has celebrated the International Kite Festival in France. It is in March or April of each year is organized. The festival is attended by people flying around the world. Visitors can see kites of different colors. The festival has been continued in this country for more than two decades.

3. Menton Lemon Festival

Menton Lemon Festival

Every spring the city of Orange and Lemon Menton is presented for two weeks. Various types of food products and other leaflets are available at the festival. Many people can be seen there. Every year the festival is beautifully celebrated.

4. Christmas Day

Christmas is a big annual celebration in France, like most countries around the world. This is an official holiday. The Christmas festival is celebrated on December 25 in France. Homes are decorated with different colors of light. Post office, banks, stores, restaurants, cafes, and other business activities are closed during the day. As a result, public life remains quiet. Christmas eats a variety of snacks and offers gifts for others.

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5. Festival(s) of Avignon

The Festival d’Avignon or Avignon Festival is an art festival. It is held every summer in the city of Avignon, France, in the courtyard of the Palace des Papas and other places in the city. The festival presented several shows in Avignon at the same time and was known as “Off.” It is one of the largest public festivals in the world.

6. Cannes Film Festival

The Cannes Festival is an international film festival. It is held every year in the ears of France. It has been organized regularly since 2003. The English language is known as the Cannes Film Festival. It previews new films from all genres, including documentaries from around the world. The most prestigious award in Cannes is the Palme d’Or or “Golden Palm” for the best film.

7. Nice carnival

Nice carnival

It is originally a carnival in Brazil and Venetian. It is held on the French Riviera in Nice every year in February. A special theme is picked at the festival. Traditional artists there built 18 floats and other sculptures in the traditional Papier-Maché for the spectral parade. The parades take place day and night, and the “flower fight” takes place in the Promenade des Anglais. The Nice Carnival is one of the world’s largest carnival events. Currently, the event attracts more than one million visitors to Nice every year. The carnival was held in February for a two-week period.

8. Choregies d’Orange

Choregies d’Orange is a summer opera festival. It is held every year in August in Oregon, France. The festival features performances at the ancient Roman theater, the Theater Antique d’Orange. Its main stage wall is intact and creates a semicircular auditorium that seats 9,000. The festival began in Orange in the 1860s.

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9. Festival Medieval de Sedan

The Sedan Medieval Festival is a historic festive event. The festival was created in 1996, combining shows, music, parades, stalls, street theaters, demonstrations, games, and more. The creation was part of various activities organized by the city of Sedan to enhance tourist activities around the heritage. It takes place on the third weekend in May in France each year. Many tourists come to see it there.

10. La Fete de la Musique

Fete de la Music is an annual music festival. It is held on 21 June every year. On Music Day, citizens of a city or country are invited to play music in their neighborhood or in public spaces and parks. Besides, free concerts are also organized. Music Day in English, also known as Make Music Day or World Music Day.

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