The standard parade of July 14 will probably be tailored this yr to well being constraints associated to the epidemic of covid-19 and changed by a army ceremony with a good machine. Nationwide vacation may even be a chance to pay tribute to caregivers.
To adapt the celebration of July 14 to well being necessities, the normal parade on the Champs-Elysées will probably be changed by a army ceremony on Place de la Concorde, introduced the Élysée Thursday, June 4. The ceremony will embrace "a good machine lowered to 2,000 contributors and roughly 2,500 friends", in compliance with the principles of social distancing, stated the presidency.
"The ceremony, which is able to embrace an air parade, will honor the participation of our armies within the struggle towards the Covid-19, via Operation Resilience. It should additionally pay tribute to the medical workers that the French applauded every night throughout the confinement interval in addition to to all of the actors mobilized towards the virus, "stated the Elysee.
There are presently no plans to open the occasion to most of the people, however "the scenario may very well be reassessed by July 14" if the well being scenario is healthier, explains the Élysée.
"Recognition of the nation" to caregivers
On Could 13 within the Council of Ministers, Emmanuel Macron had wished "that the nationwide vacation be an extra event to specific the homage and recognition of the nation to all those that are engaged within the struggle towards Covid-19", in keeping with authorities spokesperson Sibeth Ndiaye.
A request that had already been made by elected LREM and LR in April once they pleaded for the presence of a "carers' sq." but additionally representatives of "on a regular basis heroes" throughout the annual army parade.