Join a Bastille Day 2020 virtual celebration: online events for Bastille Day

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You can join in many a Bastille Day 2020 virtual celebration from the comfort of your home with the following online events on this week.

Bastille Day 2020 virtual celebration

13/7 – 19/7 Le Festival

Brisbane’s Le Festival is going online with Bastille Day 2020 virtual celebrations. You will be able to watch cultural webinars through the whole of the week of the Fete Nationale! You can find out about champagne, French history, French etiquette, French cinema and also New Caledonia – the closest French-speaking country to Australia – and much more!


14/7 La Nuit Blanche live-stream petit concert

Tune into La Nuit Blanche’s Facebook and Instagram pages at 7:30pm Melbourne time on Bastille Day for a petit concert.

14/7 Online Live Free BYO Cognac “Bastille Day” Sip Along

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Get to know the stories behind the labels of Paul Giraud, Camus and Hine directly from the brand representative themselves. Bring You Own bottle of cognac!

You can find the event via this page but you will need to join the Cognac Lovers Australia group first.


14/7 UNSW French Society Trivia Night

The UNSW French Society is hosting a Bastille Day 2020 virtual celebration by hosting a trivia night full of fun and prizes, where you can test your knowledge of all things French! Limited places, so get in quick!
Please RSVP by 6 July to receive the Zoom link!


15/7 AU TIME Alliance Française de Louisville virtual Bastille Day celebration


15/7 AU TIME: New York Society Library Trivia Tuesday: Bastille Day edition

Put on your thinking cap and join Library staff and friends for an informal hour of book-based trivia with a Francophone flair in this Bastille Day 2020 virtual celebration.


15/7 AU TIME: Bastille Day event

Professor Cristina Rios will be speaking about the significance of Bastille Day, as well as French culture in this zoom Bastille Day 2020 virtual celebration.
Meeting ID: 965 8964 2989


15/7 AU TIME: Alliance Française de Kansas City

Because you can’t come to Bastille Day, Bastille Day is coming to you in this Bastille Day 2020 virtual celebration! Let’s make a toast together by ZOOM.

July 14th at 5:00

Register before July 10th, and AFKC volunteers will bring to your house “a little something to celebrate.”*
(no contact delivery on July 13th)

At 5:00 pm via Zoom, let’s share smiles, and fondest memories of our National Day(s).

AFKC member : $5
*Tell us if you prefer an alcoholic or non alcoholic beverage.

In addition, AFKC offers you FREE access to the amazing Culturethèque. Choose from 70 000 French documents : new movies, classics, books and magazines! Find your “bonheur” and enjoy it “autant que vous voulez” at home!



15/7 AU TIME: Paris Chansons virtual concert

Celebrate Bastille Day with a virtual concert by Paris Chansons, the French band with a global twist based in LA!

Directions for how to join the Bastille Day 2020 virtual celebration concert will be sent later….

Experience original renditions of favorites from Aznavour, Dassin, Piaf, Adamo, Dalida, Macias to Indila, Zaz & Stromae and more!

Performance by Paris Chansons singers: Jacob & Julia Kantor, Max Cohen, and violinist extraordinaire, Endre Balogh!

The concert is free but donations to Paris Chansons will be much appreciated during the concert!
A portion of the proceeds will go to support FRENCH MARKET CAFE in Venice to rebuild after the devastating fire from a couple of months ago.

Virtual doors open 10 minutes prior to the concert so you can settle in and pour yourself a drink.

Discover Paris Chansons:

Vue sur Télèmatin (3 minute clip):

Music video featuring Jacob & Julia’s original version of Joe Dassin’s classic: “Et si tu n’existais pas – If you didn’t exist.”

Want to get more French culture at home? Read our article about ways to bring French culture into your home 


Or if you want to go out and celebrate, take a look at our ARTICLE ABOUT WHERE TO CELEBRATE BASTILLE DAY 2020 around Australia


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