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  • Joyeux Noel Done by: Roksolana Zelinska MUNmm-11
  • New Year Celebrations in FranceThe French call New Years Eve la Saint- Sylvestre. On this day they host a special New Year feast called le Rveillon de Saint-Sylvestre which consists of customary dishes like pancakes, foie gras (flavored duck or goose) and champagne. French believe this special dinner brings prosperity to the house.
  • People greet eachother with greetingcards, gifts andgoodies. It wont bewrong to say thatNew Year in Franceis celebrated likeChristmas is byAmericans byexchanging giftsand feastingaround. View slide
  • New Year Parade in ParisOne of the famous New Yearparades take place in Paris. It is notto be missed 2-day festival.Thousands of performers - singers,dancers and entertainers steal theshow. The parade marches throughvarious streets. It mostly goesthrough Chantilly on 31st December,under the Eiffel Tower on January 1. View slide
  • Elsewhere everylarge town andsmall village hasfireworks, fromPerpignan toAntibes, fromnorthern Franceto Marineland, hasa fabulouscelebration withcostumedcabarets and itsown fireworks.
  • New Yearcelebrations inFrance meanspartying hardwith near anddear ones.Various culturalprograms canalso be enjoyedduring theFrench NewYear.
  • But wherever you are, Iwish you Merry Christmasand a Happy New Year!
  • je vous souhaite une joyeuse année!
  • Thank you foryourattention!