France 2018 2019
Epiphanie 6 Janvier 6 Janvier
La Chandeleur 2 Février 2 Février
Saint Valentin 14 Février 14 Février
Mardi Gras 13 Février 5 Mars
Fête des Grands Mères 4 Mars 3 Mars
Saint Patrick 17 Mars 17 Mars
Lundi de Pâques 2 Avril 22 Mars
Fête des Mères 27 Mai 26 Mai
Fête du travail 1 Mai 1 Mai
Le 8 Mai 1945 8 Mai 8 Mai
Fête des Pères 17 Juin 16 Juin
Fête de la Musique 21 Juin 21 Juin
Fête de la Saint Jean 24 Juin 24 Juin
Fête Nationale 14 Juillet 14 Juillet
Yom Kippour 19 Septembre 9 Octobre
Fête des Grands Pères 7 Octobre 6 Octobre
Toussaint 1 Novembre 1 Novembre
Armistice 11 Novembre 11 Novembre
Classic Beignets, prepared by one of the parents at MHMS. Check out her blog and recipes. It looks easy.
Mardi Gras - en mars
New Orleans Mardi Gras 2018, February 13th.
Mardi Gras New Orleans introduces you to the major participants of Mardi Gras in New Orleans, provides updated parade information and parade routes, the truth about our Mardi Gras history and traditions, helpful Mardi Gras tips, information on the different krewes and balls, Mardi Gras pictures & videos, the best places to get your Mardi Gras beads, masks, costumes, and delicious kingcakes... and much more!
For more fun Recettes(recipes) de Mardi Gras.
Save the date: February 13th.
Festival de la St. Valentin - En Février
Every year, this festival underscores the lovers' holiday with a splash. Decorations and lights enhance the event. The program features several indoor and outdoor activities for the entire family, an arts and crafts exhibition, dinner show and more.
The post office frequently receives letters from around the world to postmark on that day.
Noël - de 6 décembre à 6 janvier
In France, Christmas is a time for family and for generosity, marked by family reunions, gifts and candy for children, gifts for the poor, Midnight Mass, and le Réveillon(huge feast).
Each region in France has its own traditional Christmas menu, with dishes like goose, chicken, capon, turkey stuffed with chestnuts, oysters, and boudin blanc (similar to white pudding).
French children put their shoes in front of the fireplace, in the hopes that Père Noël (aka Papa Noël) will fill them with gifts. Candy, fruit, nuts, and small toys will also be hung on the tree overnight. In some regions there's also Père Fouettard who gives out spankings to bad children (sort of the equivalent of Santa Claus giving coal to the naughty).