Bastille Day is around the corner!

Patriotic fireworks are over for 2014. But that doesn’t mean we have to store our three-colored attire in the closet until next 4th of July! Bastille Day is coming up really fast (it’s only ten days after Independance Day after all) and France’s national colors are the same as the American ones (no stars nor stripes though…).

Bastille Day 2014 posterI think Austin is the best place in Texas to celebrate France’s national day because we have the French Legation. Alliance française d’Austin throws a beautiful party there every year.

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Les Skroks: a rock fanfare from Austin’s sister city in France

Les Skroks

They look fun and friendly and they sound exactly the same on MySpace, so even if I missed their participation to the Eastside pedicab parade tonight, I look forward to discovering the Skroks in real life this week. And not just because they’re from Austin’s sister city in France, Angers, located very close to my hometown!

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