Bastille Day is the name gien in Inglis-speakin kintras to the French Naitional Day, which is celebrated on 14 Julie each year. In Fraunce, it is formally cried La fête nationale (French pronunciation: ​[la fɛːt nasjɔnal]; The Naitional Celebration) an commonly Le quatorze juillet' (French pronunciation: ​[lə katɔʁz(ə) ʒɥijɛ]; the fowerteent o Julie).

Bastille Day
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Firewirks at the Eiffel Touer, Paris,
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The aerobatic team o the French Air Force
An aa calledFrench Naitional Day
(Fête nationale)
The Fowerteenth o July
(Quatorze juillet)
Observed biFraunce
TeepNaitional Day
SigneeficanceCommemorates the beginnin o the French Revolution wi the Stormin o the Bastille on 14 Julie 1789,[1][2] an the unity o the French fowk at the Fête de la Fédération on 14 Julie 1790
CelebrationsMilitar parades, firewirks, concerts, baws
Date14 Julie
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  1. "Bastille Day – 14th July". Official Website of France. A national celebration, a re-enactment of the storming of the Bastille [...] Commemorating the storming of the Bastille on 14th July 1789, Bastille Day takes place on the same date each year. The main event is a grand military parade along the Champs-Élysées, attended by the President of the Republic and other political leaders. It is accompanied by fireworks and publics dances in towns throughout the whole of France.
  2. "La fête nationale du 14 juillet". Official Website of Elysée.