French Culture

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French Culture

French Culture

At weddings champagne bottles are beheaded. During Napolean's time champagne bottles were beheaded by sabors to celebrate war victories.

Customs and Traditions

Church bells remain silent from the Thursday before Good Friday, until Easter Sunday. When the bells ring on Easter Sunday, everyone kisses and hugs each other.

Foreigners often see French people as "rude". However, citizens of France are mad about the negative comments said about their country from the foreigners.

64.5 million residents in France speak french, and and those who don't speak it as a first language use it as a second.

Language

The Louvre is a museum in Paris that houses many pieces of art including the Mona Lisa, the Venus de Milo, and Louis XIV. The Louvre is one of the largest and most visited museums in the world. Not only do the citizens of France take pride in their art in museums, but they also take pride in the buildings built many years ago. The buildings are a "gothic" style, and the french citizens love their regal look. The Eiffel Tower is one of many monuments in France, and around 7 miilion people visit it each year. It is the most visited monument in the world, and it is one of France's most known land marks.

Arts and Literature


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