Starts With Music, Bastille Day 2010 Paris Bash in Progress, Amadou and Mariam, Khaled

It all starts with music.

The night has fallen on Paris and a huge crowd must me dancing and singing along to the music bathing the Place de la Bastille where the French revolution began on July 14, 1789.  


The Bastille Day 2010 celebrations kicked off with a Free Contest that opened at 8:30 PM (Paris time) on July 13.

On the program:

More than 15 singers and song-writers including Amadou & Mariam, Khaled, Chimène Badi, Ben Oncle Soul, Shy’m, Smod, William Baldé, Inna Modja, Sheryfa Luna, Stanislas, Mike Ibrahim, Jean-Roch, Tom Frager, John Mamann, Lord Kossity...

Full program of festivities can be found (in English) on Celebrate 14th July page courtesy of Mairie de Paris.

(* photo Mairie de Paris)

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