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Bastille Day Fireworks Show Lights Up Skies Above Eiffel Tower in Paris - Video

© AP Photo / Rafael YaghobzadehFireworks illuminate the Eiffel Tower in Paris during Bastille Day celebrations late Sunday, July 14, 2019. Bastille Day marks the July 14, 1789, storming of the Bastille prison by angry Paris crowds that helped spark the French Revolution.
Fireworks illuminate the Eiffel Tower in Paris during Bastille Day celebrations late Sunday, July 14, 2019. Bastille Day marks the July 14, 1789, storming of the Bastille prison by angry Paris crowds that helped spark the French Revolution. - Sputnik International
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The national day of France, also known as Bastille Day, is annually celebrated on 14 July, marking the anniversary of the storming of the Bastille and signaling the start of the French Revolution, which took place between 1789-1799.

A massive fireworks show is taking place in Paris on Tuesday amid Bastille Day celebrations, illuminating the night sky over Trocadero and the French capital's iconic landmark - the Eiffel Tower.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, large gatherings of people are prohibited by the French government from 11:00 p.m. onwards, so the show will not see the usual crowds of people.

Bastille Day, another name for the national day of France, is annually celebrated in the country on 14 July, marking the day of the storming of Bastille, the fall of which marked the beginning of the French revolution of 1789-1799.

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