Bastille Day Doodle 2002 by Google

Google released this special doodle on the occasion of Bastille Day 2002. French National Day is known as Bastille Day. In English speaking countries they call French National Day as Bastille Day. In France Bastille Day is known as ‘Le quatorze juillet’ in their language.

Bastille Day Doodle 2002
Bastille Day 2002 (July 14, 2002)

The color of alphabets in the Bastille Day Google Doodle 2002 is different from the usual one. The colors in the logo are the same as that of in the French flag. The colors are blue, white and red. There is also a firework displays on the background of Google logo which gives the mood of celebration. The colors of the firework display are same as that of natural logo of Google.

Bastille Day is celebrated as a National Holiday in France. The Fete de la Federation was an official and huge event conducted on the 14 July 1790. The event is conducted as to celebrate the uprising of the short-lived constitutional monarchy in France. The short-lived monarchy is conserved as the happy ending of French Resolution.

West point Bastille Day Parade
West point Bastille Day Parade
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 The event The Fete de la Federation was celebrated in Champ de Mars which is situated some distance far away from Paris. In 1878 June 30 in order to honor the French Republic a feast was organized. The feast is celebrated as a semiofficial manner in 1879.

The randomness of Fete de la Federation forced to declare a unique day which can considered as the National Day.Then at last it is ‘July 14’ which is declared as the National Day of France. The assembly also favored the decision. A unique day known as different names in different nations, but convey the message of unity and willingness to dedicate ourselves for nation.

The Bastille Day Military parade is one of the attractions of the celebration. This is started after the French Parade held in Paris in the morning on July 14 since 1880. As we all have pride and affection towards our nation, National Day is considered as a chance to commemorate and celebrate it.

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