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What are the main festivals in France?

Last Updated: 11th March, 2020

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Top 10 festivals in France
  • Berck Sur Mer Kite Festival.
  • Menton Lemon Festival.
  • Festival(s) of Avignon.
  • Bastille Day in Paris – July 14.
  • Cannes Film Festival.
  • Nice carnival.
  • Chorégies d'Orange.
  • Festival Medieval de Sedan.

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Just so, what is a famous festival in France?

Bastille Day

Beside above, where in France does this festival take place? The Festival de Cannes or otherwise known by the world as the Cannes Film Festival is when the best of the movie world gather in the town of Cannes in the French Riviera to join the celebration.

Besides, what is the national festival of France?

Bastille Day is a common English term for French National Day. The celebration, much like America's Independence Day, takes place on July 14 each year. It is formally called La fete nationale (The National Celebration) or, more commonly in France, La quatorze juillet (the fourteenth of July).

What are holiday traditions in France?

Public Holidays

1 January New Year's Day (Jour de l'an)
15 August Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary (Assomption)
1 November All Saints Day (La Toussaint)
11 November Armistice Day (Jour d'armistice)
25 December Christmas Day (Noël)

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