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The Legion of Honor: History and Characteristics

of the Legion of Honor includes 3 ranks (knight, officer, and commander) and 2 dignities (grand officer and grand cross). The President of the French Republic is ex officio the Grand Master of the Order. The motto of the Legion of Honor is "Honor and Country," its color is red, and its insignia are ...

20
Apr
2009

Third dose of Covid vaccine: who is affected?

sharply after a period of 6 months, hence the need to receive a booster dose. Are you affected by the third mandatory dose? The President of the Republic announced that people over 65 years of age must have received a third dose of Covid vaccine to qualify for the health pass from December 15, ...

15
Nov
2021

Malta: 5 good reasons to choose this destination.

testimonies from the time of the Knights of the Order of St. John of Jerusalem. Surrounded by ramparts, this high-perched city is the capital of the Republic of Malta. Along its paved and sloping streets, you will discover ancient facades adorned with wrought iron balconies and colorful shutters. I ...

21
Nov
2011

Sport: Major National Cause 2024

sport will be in the spotlight throughout the year. By declaring physical and sports activity as the "national cause for 2024," the President of the Republic aims to achieve three objectives: 1. Place sport at the heart of public policies. 2. Mobilize the country's driving forces to promote sports ...

04
Jan
2024

The Carnival of Venice: history and traditions

s parties, shows and masks attracted thousands of visitors from all over Europe. However, all these festivities were suppressed with the fall of the Republic (at the end of the 18th century) and it was not until the late 1970s that the Carnival of Venice was reborn. Traditional costumes In the si ...

14
Jan
2008

The Eiffel Tower: presentation and history

. History of its construction On the occasion of the Universal Exhibition of 1889, which marked the centenary of the Revolution of 1789, the reborn Republic wanted to make a splash. It launched a major competition in the Journal officiel challenging engineers to 'raise an iron tower on the Champ- ...

01
Sep
2008

Bormes-les-Mimosas: 5 Good Reasons to Visit this Village in Var

World" association, created in 1997 and recognized by UNESCO. Note: The famous Fort de Brégançon, the summer residence of the President of the French Republic, is also located in the commune of Bormes-les-Mimosas and its magnificent coastline. ...

19
Mar
2009

Piran: An Undiscovered Destination in Slovenia

e from the Greek "pyr," meaning "fire." The Romans established a city here called Piranum. From the 13th century, the city fell under the rule of the Republic of Venice and was influenced by it for nearly five centuries. This Slovenian city is also the birthplace of the composer and violinist Giuse ...

30
Sep
2015

The Samaritaine: a temple of luxury in Paris

nard Arnault (CEO of the LVMH group), in the presence of Emmanuel Macron and the mayor of Paris, Anne Hidalgo. On this occasion, the President of the Republic praised "a tremendous heritage treasure (and) a French way of life". A store full of history. It must be said that this department store loca ...

23
June
2021

European Union: Understanding the EU Presidency in 5 questions

od. For example, France will preside over the Council of the European Union from 1 January to 30 June 2022. It will work in trio with the Czech Republic in the second half of 2022 and Sweden in the first half of 2023. Of these three countries, France is the only one that is a founding membe ...

13
Dec
2021

The Youth Commitment Contract in 5 questions

hat will be launched in France from March 1, 2022 to replace the current Youth Guarantee. This scheme, which was announced by the President of the Republic in November 2021, comes with an allowance of up to €500 per month. It is a continuation of the 1 youth 1 solution plan, which has alread ...

15
Feb
2022

Nice Carnival 2022: our top 5 most beautiful floats

, carnival-goers have come up with a float called The Crab Basket. Copyright: Audrey Vautherot Politicians who aspire to the presidency of the Republic, such as Valérie Pécresse, Éric Zemmour or Marine Le Pen are represented in the form of crabs, on a float dominated by the caricature ...

18
Feb
2022

The menstrual swimsuit: how does it work?

want to buy your first menstrual swimsuit, you should know that there are several brands that specialize in menstrual lingerie like Smoon and Sisters Republic. There is also a brand of menstrual swimwear made in France called Réjeanne. In addition, the famous sports retailer Decathlon offers ...

21
July
2022

Forest management: what if France were to take its cue from Portugal?

sive, but it may offer an opportunity to adapt Europe's largest man-made forest to the new climatic conditions, especially since the President of the Republic Emmanuel Macron promised on July 20, 2022 a major national project to revive this forest. Several options are being considered to reconsti ...

05
Aug
2022

How to use rainwater at home and in the garden?

resource. During the presentation of the Water Plan on March 30, 2023, Emmanuel Macron did not mention the collection of rainwater. However, the President of the Republic declared his intention to invest massively in the reuse of wastewater, only 1% of which is currently treated. The government ...

26
May
2023

The International City of the French Language: a cultural place to discover in Villers-Cotterêts.

ne of the most important cultural projects initiated by President Emmanuel Macron. Upon announcing this project on March 20, 2018, the President of the Republic declared his intention to make the Château de Villers-Cotterêts "a symbolic pillar" of the French language. The choice of this location ...

23
Oct
2023

Korea Mania: Where Does the Fascination for K-Culture Come From?

a privileged instrument of Korean soft power. The seven young singers of the group also present themselves as "the special presidential envoys of the Republic of Korea". What is the extent of the Korea mania? During the 2000s, the entire world was introduced to South Korea through K-dramas and K-pop ...

16
Feb
2024