Northwestern Bulgarian City Stages French National Holiday Festivities

Domestic | July 14, 2012, Saturday // 15:28|  views

The northwestern Bulgarian city of Vratsa staged its traditional festivities Saturday to mark France's National Holiday. Photo by

As part of a long-standing tradition, the Club Francophonie in the northwestern city of Vratsa marked Saturday France's National Holiday.

On the day commemorating the storming of the Bastille on July 14, 1789, citizens of Vratsa gathered near the central square in downtown Vratsa to pay tribute to French culture and cuisine.

The 2012 festivities, which started at 10 a.m. in the morning, allowed French-speaking and French-admiring citizens to taste typical French dishes and listen to a selection of French chansons.

The team of, Bulgaria's largest English-language media outlet invites you to to check out the special Bulgaria – France Survey launched to mark the occasion.

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Tags: France, national holiday, Bastille Day, Vratsa


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