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French celebrations - the cultural events and festivals of France

French celebrations - the cultural events and festivals of France | Form 3 French Oral Presentation | Scoop.it
Dates and locations of festivals in France, big events and french celebrations not to be missed. Film festivals, art, and others organized in France.
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New Year's Eve Traditions in France - The French Traveler

New Year's Eve traditions in France differ from American celebrations.
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How Is Easter Celebrated in France

How Is Easter Celebrated in France | Form 3 French Oral Presentation | Scoop.it
Easter is called paques in France and interestingly the season begins several weeks before Easter actually begins. It is an important holiday especially to children
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Bastille Day, 14th July, French national holiday | French Moments

Bastille Day, 14th July, French national holiday | French Moments | Form 3 French Oral Presentation | Scoop.it
Bastille Day is the French national holiday and is celebrated on the 14th July each year. It is called “Fête Nationale” or “le quatorze juillet” in France.
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New Year's Eve (

New Year's Eve ( | Form 3 French Oral Presentation | Scoop.it
31 December marks the last day of the year and the beginning of a very long night of joy and good humour. New Year's Eve ('Saint-Sylvester's Eve') celebrations are generally held among friends and family impatient to say the famous phrase 'Happy New Year!'
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Christmas in France - Noël en France | French Moments

Christmas in France - Noël en France | French Moments | Form 3 French Oral Presentation | Scoop.it
Homepage to our pages about Christmas in France - Noël en France: traditions, celebrations, decorations, regional discovery, recipes and more...
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Facts about Bastille Day

Facts about Bastille Day | Form 3 French Oral Presentation | Scoop.it
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Easter customs - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Easter customs - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Since its origins, Easter has been a time of celebration and feasting and many Traditional Easter games and customs developed, such as egg rolling, egg tapping, Pace egging and egg decorating. Today Easter is commercially important, seeing wide sales of greeting cards and confectionery such as chocolate Easter eggs, marshmallow bunnies, Peeps, and jelly beans.

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Easter traditions in France - Pâques en France | French Moments

Easter traditions in France - Pâques en France | French Moments | Form 3 French Oral Presentation | Scoop.it
Easter in France commemorates the resurrection of Jesus Christ on the 3rd day after his crucifixion on Good Friday. It marks the end of the fasting period of Lent.
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The origins and traditions of Christmas

The origins and traditions of Christmas | Form 3 French Oral Presentation | Scoop.it
Originally a pagan festival and then a Christian celebration, on the 25 December, of the birth of Jesus Christ, Christmas is now an opportunity for all the generations in a family to come together, and enjoy themselves.
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France Public Holidays 2014

A complete list of France public holidays for 2014.
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Oxford Language Dictionaries Online

Oxford Language Dictionaries Online
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Epiphany

Epiphany | Form 3 French Oral Presentation | Scoop.it
A solemnity of all Christian churches traditionally fixed on 6 January or the Sunday between 2 and 8 January, Epiphany, from the Greek epiphaneia, 'manifestation', celebrates the manifestation of Jesus Christ to the Magi who came to Bethlehem from the East to adore him. Since the 19th century, it has also been called the Day of Kings, and charms and kings cakes have become the symbol of the offering of the Wise Men.
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Mardi Gras

Mardi Gras | Form 3 French Oral Presentation | Scoop.it
Mardi Gras, also know as Carnival, is a Christian holiday that has roots in pagan festivals, and is famously celebrated in Brazil, Venice and New Orleans.
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Epiphany in France - l'Epiphanie en France | French Moments

Epiphany in France - l'Epiphanie en France | French Moments | Form 3 French Oral Presentation | Scoop.it
The Epiphany celebrates the date of the visit of the Magi to the infant Jesus, and is also the occasion to share the galette des Rois.
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Mardi Gras (carnival)

Mardi Gras (carnival) | Form 3 French Oral Presentation | Scoop.it
French Fat Tuesday festive day celebrated in France on Shrove Tuesday (the Tuesday before Ash Wednesday), which marks the close of the pre-Lenten season. In the United States the festival is most elaborately...
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Today is Epiphany in France! | French Moments

Today is Epiphany in France! | French Moments | Form 3 French Oral Presentation | Scoop.it
Every year on the 6th January, the French celebrate Epiphany, which is synonymous with the “galette des rois”.
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Bastille Day (French holiday)

Bastille Day (French holiday) | Form 3 French Oral Presentation | Scoop.it
In France and its overseas départements and territories, holiday marking the anniversary of the fall on July 14, 1789, of the Bastille in Paris. Originally built as a medieval fortress, the Bastille eventually...
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Epiphany (religious festival)

Epiphany (religious festival) | Form 3 French Oral Presentation | Scoop.it
(from Greek epiphaneia, “manifestation”), festival celebrated on January 6, one of the three principal and oldest festival days of the Christian church (the other two are Easter and Christmas). Some Orthodox...
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