bleu blanc rouge – Today’s French

Mairie Rochefort

Qu’est-ce que c’est bleu blanc rouge ? —  What is bleu blanc rouge ?

“red, white and blue”, the colors of the French flag, are said in a different order in French. They start with bleu, then blanc, and then rouge. “bleu, blanc, rouge”, the French flag – drapeau, is also called le drapeau tricolore.

« Emblème national de la Cinquième République, le drapeau tricolore est né de la réunion, sous la Révolution française, des couleurs du roi (blanc) et de la ville de Paris (bleu et rouge). Aujourd’hui, le drapeau tricolore flotte sur tous les bâtiments publics. Il est déployé dans la plupart des cérémonies officielles, qu’elles soient civiles ou militaires. Du site de l’Élysée. »

The national symbol of the 5th Republic, the three-colored flag came into existence during the French revolution, from uniting the King’s colors (white), and the colors of the city of Paris (blue and red). Today, the three-colored flag flutters on all the French public buildings. It’s part of most official ceremonies, civilian and military.

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