Let’s celebrate Bastille Day 2021 [fr]
On the occasion of the French National Day, Mr. Vincent HOMMERIL, Consul General of France in Atlanta issued a message to French and American people in the U.S. Southeast.
Here is a list of events organized by the Alliances françaises in the U.S. Southeast and their partners:
- Online celebration of the Embassy of France in the United States : Watch the livestream of the French Foreign Affairs Minister’s address and the inauguration of the new Statue de Liberté.
- Online celebration organized by the Federation of Alliances françaises in the United States
July 13, 6:30 pm
Online celebration of the Alliance Française of Atlanta
July 15, 6:00 pm
Asheville Sister Cities’s Bastille Day Picnic
July 14, 4:00 pm
Celebration organized by the Alliance française de Charlotte
Park Road Park, shelter #2
July 14, 5:30 pm
July 14th menu : 6 courses for $100
Celebration of l’Association Solidaire des Français de l’Etranger - Charlotte
Rosie’s Coffee & Wine Garden
Dinner in White
July 10 at 6:00p.m.
Organized by La Maison de France (L’école - French School of Raleigh, French-American Chamber of Commerce – Carolines, La French Tech et L’Alliance Française)
Petanque Tournament organized by the Alliance Française de Raleigh
July 14, 2:00 pm
Outdoor potluck organized by the Alliance Française de Knoxville
July 11, 4:00 pm
Picnic at Shelby Farms Park
Organized by the Alliance Française de Memphis
Discover the French food and other products offered by the restaurants, sweet shops and other businesses in our region. Certain restaurants propose special "14 juillet" menus!
You can consult our list of French restaurants and businesses here.
Bon appétit !
Are you an aspiring chef? Try out our favorite "Frenchy" recipes and let us know what you think:
Pain perdu (Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs)
Traditional Bread (Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs)
Summer Bean Salad (Taste France Magazine)
Watermelon Mojito Cocktail (Taste France Magazine)
Relive the transatlantic voyage of the Statue of Liberty’s « little sister». On July 4th, the three-meter bronze statue was displayed on Ellis Island in New York before heading to its final destination at the French Ambassador’s Residence in Washington, DC on July 14th. It celebrates the most central value of the French-American partnership: Freedom.
To learn more, visit the website of the Embassy of France in the United States
The Bastille Day Guestbook of the Embassy of France in the United States is open until July 14. Take a moment to add your message: a wish for a happy July 14th or an expression of support for the solidarity initiatives that have flourished throughout France and the United States.
Discover the little-known story of the storming of the Bastille, as presented by the historian Gary Girod during an episode of the French Embassy’s podcast FrancoFiles.
Liberté, Egalité, Fraternité !