Bastille Day reception at the French Residence in Canberra [fr]
H.E. Christophe Lecourtier, Ambassador of France, welcomed Senator the Hon. Zed Seselja representing the Prime Minister Tony Abbott and M. Sridhar Ayyalaraju chief of protocol and the diplomatic corps at DFAT.
Representatives from the French business community and the Australian French community were also invited to celebrate France’s national day on the grounds of the Residence. Le national anthems were sung by the ’Sing Australia’ choir.
Renault cars from the ’20s were on display throughout the afternoon courtesy of the Renault Owners Club of Canberra and The Veteran and Vintage Car Club of the ACT.