July 2012 Bonjour Minnesota Archives

Tonight's program is a collection of music, both old and new, of French songs from artists from France and other French-speaking countries.  Louise and Caryl  bring you some news from France plus announcements of activities for French speakers and those interested in things French.

The songs will be announced in French with an English resumé after.

C'est le 14 juillet!   For tonight's program, we celebrate July 14, or Bastille Day, which marks the storming of the Bastille and the beginning of the French Revolution in 1789.  Louise and Caryl will play the national anthem, la Marseillaise, in several versions.  We will also play music of the period and share memories of our experiencess in France on July 14.