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Bastille Festival

July is a month of national celebrations around the world. Beginning today Sydney will embrace its French side as Bastille Day celebrations kick-off around the city. For the ultimate French celebration head on down to the Circular Quay and The Rocks precincts to take in the annual Bastille Festival. Formally known as The Bleu Blanc […]

Bastille Day 2017

By Rita Bratovich Sydney loves to party and when we don’t have our own occasion we won’t shy away from appropriating someone else’s. So, with France about to celebrate the biggest day in its calendar, Sydney is going to join in and paint the town red, white and blue. Bastille Day festivities will permeate the […]

La Rêvolution: A Bastille Day Concert

In honour of Bastille Day, City Recital Hall will be transformed into a French salon. Performer and program director Jane Rutter says: “Not only does Bastille Day celebrate the liberation of the lower classes from the bourgeoisie, it also allowed music to flourish in a different way.” La Rêvolution: A Bastille Day Concert will showcase the […]