Tonight and tomorrow, the Paris firefighters brigade,
which celebrate this year its 200th anniversary, organize
a dozen free balls in various 'casernes' all around the city...
... click on the map, check the addresses and make your choice!
* The Bals des Pompiers, hosted by bands and some DJ, will begin at 21 pm to close at 4 am.
As usual, admission is free, but you will find the traditional barrel at the entrance to collect
donations for the Association for the development of social work of Paris' firefighters.
* Several free Bals populaires are also provided tonight and tomorrow in the streets of Paris.
[check LeMonde.fr for details].
July 14 Défilé' : Fighter jets overflying Ieoh Ming Pei pyramid...
[Thomas Cox - AFP/Getty Images]
And later on, at night...
[sjangro] has caught the fireworks from the street level, which gives back a very Parisian
and almost confidential view of the final bouquet.