The celebrations will go ahead with fireworks and parade and chance elise, which were cancelled last year due to the government 19 pandemic this year. The celebrations will go ahead with, of course, restrictions in place to address all the concerns regarding the covet 19 virus. Here, as you can see, president emmanuel macron is at the location he will be addressing. He will preside over the ceremony. This celebration is going ahead after a hiatus of one year due to coronavirus. The celebrations, of course, like i mentioned earlier, are going ahead with restrictions on this day. In the year 1789, the french revolutionaries charged the bastille military fortress. This event is considered to have sparked the french revolution. The bastille had then come to represent the harsh rule and tyranny of the french monarchy. Music. The bastille day is a national holiday and is celebrated every year. On the 14th of july last year, the celebrations had to be cancelled due to the covet 19 pandemic. Concerns. Do loom large this year as well due to the pandemic and rising infections, but there will be restrictions in place. The capacity has been half to 10 000 people in attendance this year, that is down from 25 000, usually present at the parade and the ceremony. The bastille day or the national day of france marks the fall of the bastille, a military fortress and a prison in on july 14. 1789. That is when an angry mob is said to have stormed into the bastille fortress Music.
Like i mentioned earlier, the parade will be a scaled down version of the usual event, with only about 10 000 people in attendance this year in the stands, instead of the 25 000, usually seen on bastille day. The celebrations this year are being marked with the parade and fireworks. Last year, as i mentioned earlier, the celebrations were cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic and this year the celebrations are going ahead with covet restrictions in place. President emmanuel macron is set to address the nation in a short while from now as you can see, these are the locations from paris, Music, hmm, Music. France is celebrating its national day after a hiatus of one year due to the court 19 pandemic this year. The celebrations are going ahead, despite looming threat of the pandemic. On this day in the year 1789, the french revolutionaries charged the bastille military fortress and which was also considered a prison at the time, and this event is considered to have sparked the french revolution this year. The event will be scaled down drastically from 25 000 attendees, usually seen for the bastille day parade. There will be about only 10 000 attendees allowed. President emmanuel macron is on site in paris. Thank you, um beyond is now available in your country.