Le 14 juillet (the 14th of July), which receives the name of Bastille Day, is the French National Day and it is celebrated annually. This day commemorates two events: the Storming of the Bastille and the Fête de la Fédération. The former took place on 14 July 1789, while the latter happened two years after.
Many celebrations are held throughout France and the oldest and largerst military parade in Europe is held on the Champs-Élysées, Paris, in front of the President of the Republic.
With this guide, you can learn some of the words that could be heard in relation to this celebration, as well as words and personnalities related to the French revolution.
Learn some vocabulary about the National Day of France and pronunciations of the words.