Today I happened to be in a French city where a joint celebration of Algeria’s fiftieth year of independence was organized. The celebration took place in the town hall in presence of the mayor, the Algerian consul, a representative of the French state, some diplomats and many other guests. I decided to attend so I could see how things go.
I was going to write something else today but I decided to share what I saw as somebody already wrote something like my original post.
So the ceremony started with a speech of the mayor followed by the consul and then the French state representative. Continue reading