A Bastille Day firework show, July 14, 2020 on the Eiffel Tower, confirmed

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Published by Elodie D., Manon C. · Published on 8 July 2020 at 18h22 · Updated on 9 July 2020 at 11h48
The magnificent firework show will be let off from the Eiffel Tower on Bastille Day, on July 14, 2020. The city of Paris yet adds conditions. It will be visible from the distance, on television and online, gatherings around the Eiffel Tower having been banned by the Prefect from July 14, 2020 at 11 a.m.

If there's one firework you don't want to miss is the Bastille Day firework, July 14 on the Eiffel Tower in Paris. But amid this never-seen-before period, the following question grows relevant: will it be a Bastille Day firework show in Paris?

The news has dropped this Wednesday July 8. It will be let off on Tuesday July 14 at 11 p.m. but without crowds. Access restrictions will be set up from 11 a.m. on the Champ-de-Mars and starting from 4 p.m. around the Trocadéro and the Pont d'Iéna bridge in order to avoid the traditional gatherings around the Eiffel Tower. According to the city hall's press release, from 7 p.m., the entire area from the "Pont de Grenelle bridge to the Pont de l'Alma bridge including the Champ-de-Mars and the Trocadéro" will be banned to the public. Residents, people staying at hotels and professionals on a mission will be allowed to access these areas upon supporting documents.

By the way, a concert will be held at the Champ de Mars to close Bastille day 2020 as per usual. The show will be conducted by Eun Sun Kim. Are expected, the Orchestre National de France, the Maîtrise  and the Choeur de Radio France, without forgetting several great international soloists! Because of the current context, the show will air live at 9:10 p.m. on France Inter and on France 2 TV

The City Hall also wishes to make of this firework show "the symbol of the resilience of our capital and of our Nation, and a tribute to all the heroes of the daily life who have been working hard throughout the epidemic". It will be possible to attend the show from the Montparnasse Tower as it has just put tickets online to enjoy the firework show from its rooftop and from a few cruising boats.

Relive the concert and firework 2019 in video while waiting for the show 2020:

© Laurant and Sébastien Melesan

Practical information

Dates and Opening Time
On 14 July 2020
Starts at 11 p.m.

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    Location

    Tour Eiffel
    75007 Paris 7

    Access
    Métro ligne 6 ou 9 station "Trocadéro", ligne 6 station "Bir-Hakeim", RER C station "Champ de MArs - Tour Eiffel"

    Prices
    Free

    Recommended age
    For all

    More informations
    Les rassemblements autour de la Tour Eiffel sont interdits par le Préfet dès le 14 juillet 2020 à 11h.

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