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stars on the Eiffel Tower

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stars on the Eiffel Tower

When we were in Paris last week they had these stars on the tower, one being added each day. Can anyone tell me what they signify?

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1. Re: stars on the Eiffel Tower

Something to do with President Sarkozy becoming president of Europe for the next 6 months. They take it in turn.

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2. Re: stars on the Eiffel Tower

It's the EU flag, with the 12 yellow stars, they were putting them up at night when the tourists were gone, so every day you would see one, then another, then another, etc. They are celebrating France's presiding over the EU by illuminating the Tour Eiffel in blue, with the 12 yellow stars that are on the EU flag.

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