Spectacular July 14th fireworks light up Paris

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Spectacular July 14th fireworks light up Paris
Paris witnessed another spectacular fireworks show on Tuesday to mark Bastille. Photo: AFP

Paris celebrated France's national Bastille Day in style on Tuesday with a huge fireworks bonanza that lit up the sky and showed exactly why the French capital is called the City of Light. Here's what you missed.


France annual Bastille Day celebrations climaxed in the usual spectacular fashion on Tuesday with a stunning fireworks display that lit up the skies above the Eiffel Tower.

Here's a selection of images and videos, just in case you missed it.

(People wait for the fireworks to be launched above the Eiffel Tower. AFP)

(The Eiffel Tower is lit up with the colors of the French national flag prior to the beginning of the show. AFP)

(Photo: AFP)


See a repeat of the full show here.

Earlier in the day the Champs Elysée hosted the annual Bastille Day parade, attended by French president François Hollande as well as numerous other dignitaries.


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