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How do you greet someone on Bastille Day?

How do you greet someone on Bastille Day?

That roughly translates as The National French holiday – or 14 July holiday. In fact, if you ask some French people if they know what Bastille Day is they will be slightly confused and not have a clue what you are on about. So, if you want to greet someone, it’s best to simply say ‘Bonne Fete Nationale! ‘ instead.

Do you wish people a happy Bastille Day?

Joyeux Quatorze Juillet–This is the correct way to wish someone a Happy Bastille Day as opposed to saying “Bonne Bastille.” Although the French celebrate what is referred to as “La Fête”, it is very unusual to wish someone a Happy Bastille Day in the same way you’d wish someone a Happy July 4th.

How do you say Happy Fete Nationale?

Bonne fête nationale! — Happy national holiday! Joyeux quatorze juillet! — Happy July 14th!

How do you use Enchante?

While the word “enchanted” in English means to charm, to attract, or to bewitch, its accurate meaning in French is “I’m delighted”. Again, enchanté is the everyday nice to meet you in French. Enchanté(e) is to be used whenever you want to say “nice to meet you” or “delighted to meet you”, as French people do.

What is the meaning of La Fete Nationale?

Each year, French people all around the world celebrate la Fête nationale on July 14, which they often call le quatorze juillet. This French national holiday commemorates a turning point in the French Revolution, the storming of the Bastille, and celebrates la Fête de la Fédération (Festival of the Federation).

What is the meaning of la Fête nationale?

What is galette des rois English?

The Galette des rois (‘king cake’) is a dessert that is traditionally served in French households on 6th January, Epiphany. It is a central part of Christmas cuisine in France, but the ingredients and appearance of this pudding vary greatly across the different regions of the country.

Why is La Galette des Rois celebrated?

The French have been serving up galette des rois since the 14th-century. Traditionally, it’s served on January 6th – the 12th day of Christmas – to celebrate the Epiphany, a religious feast day commemorating the arrival of the Three Kings to the manger where Jesus was born.

Why is la fête nationale important?

What happens on la fête nationale?

One of the revolutionary days in Paris and now a national holiday, the 14th of July (“Bastille Day”) is celebrated with a mixture of solemn military parades and easygoing dancing and fireworks. The storming of the Bastille on July 14, 1789 has been commemorated in France for more than a century.