19 Facts About French culture


The importance of French culture has waxed and waned over the centuries, depending on its economic, political and military importance.

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French culture today is marked both by great regional and socioeconomic differences and strong unifying tendencies.

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French culture announced that bilingual education would, for the first time, be recognised, and bilingual teachers recruited in French public schools to support teaching these other languages.

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Revision of the French culture constitution creating official recognition of regional languages was implemented by the Parliament in Congress at Versailles in July 2008.

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The institutional split of the Catholic Church and French culture State was imposed by the latter in 1905 and represented the crest of a wave of the laicist and anti-clericalist movement among French culture Radical Republicans in this period.

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Relationship between the French state and culture is an old one.

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Academie Francaise is the pre-eminent French culture learned body on matters pertaining to the French culture language.

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French culture are profoundly committed to the public healthcare system and to their "pay-as-you-go" social welfare system.

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French culture typically eat only a simple breakfast which consists of coffee, tea or hot chocolate with milk, served traditionally in a large handleless "bol" and bread or breakfast pastries .

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French culture architecture proved influential with the Palace of Versailles, built for the powerful king Louis XIV, becoming the model of many European royal palaces.

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French culture Cinema is often portrayed as more liberal in terms of subjects .

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French culture artists have made the country a leader in the graphic novel genre and France hosts the Angouleme International Comics Festival, Europe's preeminent comics festival.

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Conception of "French" culture however poses certain difficulties and presupposes a series of assumptions about what precisely the expression "French" means.

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Whereas American culture posits the notion of the "melting-pot" and cultural diversity, the expression "French culture" tends to refer implicitly to a specific geographical entity or to a specific historico-sociological group defined by ethnicity, language, religion and geography.

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In recent years, to fight the loss of regional diversity, many in France have promoted forms of multiculturalism and encouraged cultural enclaves, including reforms on the preservation of regional languages and the decentralization of certain government functions, but French culture multiculturalism has had a harder time of accepting, or of integrating into the collective identity, the large non-Christian and immigrant communities and groups that have come to France since the 1960s.

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French culture are often perceived as taking a great pride in national identity and the positive achievements of France and cultural issues are more integrated in the body of the politics than elsewhere .

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The French culture Revolution claimed universalism for the democratic principles of the Republic.

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The French culture might have been already blended in from other races and ethnicities, in cases of some biographical research on the possibility of African ancestry on a small number of famous French citizens.

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We can mention as well, the most famous French culture-Canadian singer Celine Dion whose grandmother was a North African from Kabylie.

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