Bastille Day Chicago 2015
On July 14, 2015, Consul General Vincent of France Floreani welcomed guests to Chicago’s fourth annual Bastille Day celebration at Daley Plaza. He said that this celebration is a credit to France’s long-standing friendship with the United States. He thanked all of the volunteers and sponsors who worked to make Bastille Day Chicago such a success. He hoped that everyone had a wonderful time in Chicago, as well as in the numerous cities celebrating July 14th throughout the Midwest.
The Consul General received letters of congratulations in celebration of France’s national holiday. Messages from Mayor Emanuel, Attorney General of Illinois Lisa Madigan, and Cook Country Treasurer Maria Pappas are available to read below.
Read the letter from Mayor Rahm Emanuel
Read the letter from Attorney General of Illinois Lisa Madigan
Read the letter from Cook Country Treasurer Maria Pappas