French Tricolour

History and meaning of the colours of the French Tricolour, the national emblem of the French Republic which was designed during the French Revolution

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La Marseillaise - French Revolution

Rouget de Lisle composed La Marseillaise, France’s official anthem in 1792 and originally called it “Chant de Guerre pour l’Armée du Rhin à Strasbourg”

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Coq Gaulois, emblem of France

Coq Gaulois, the French rooster, an animal known for its pugnacity, courage and passion, is the uncontested symbol of France throughout the world

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European Heritage Days

European Heritage Days, a cultural event that brings together 50 European states, and always takes place in France on the 3rd weekend of September

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