"For me as for a majority of Nice, July 14 will never be a day of celebration", spoke this Wednesday morning on France Info, the mayor of Nice, Christian Estrosi.
This Wednesday will mark the fifth anniversary of the July 14 attack, in which 86 people died and hundreds were injured on the Promenade des Anglais.
For this day, Prime Minister Jean Castex will be present in Nice and will participate in a tribute ceremony which will take place in the gardens of the Villa Masséna, it will be closed by the release of 86 doves.
At 6 p.m., the head of government will go to the scene of the attack for a military parade.
A tribute concert of Grand Corps Malade is also scheduled from 9 p.m., in the Albert-1er garden, at the end of which will be lit on the seafront, at 10:34 p.m. sharp, the time of the attack, 86 light beams .
On Monday, the restored provisional Memorial was installed, with “a larger heart and interior lighting that will make it visible from the Promenade des Anglais,” said the Promenade des Anges association.
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