President of France, Emmanuel Macron changed the blue of the French flag used in his interventions to the flag used before 1976. This was confirmed by Elysee on Monday Subtle change Carried out three years ago.
On the proposal of the Liberal Presidential Adviser, The use of navy blue began first in his speeches from the end of 2018 and was later extended to the flags of the Elysee and other buildings of the French President.
As confirmed by the president’s advisers, there has been a definite change in the presidential building July Last year, however So far no one was able to send in the perfect solution, which is not strange.
Macron “chose the tricolor flags that adorn Elise The imaginary “blue of the navy blue,” evokes the imagination of the heroes who fought during the French Revolution. As well as in both the First and Second World Wars, pointing to the presidency.
This change completes 45 years of use of light blue. Adopted by then-President Valerie Kiscart D’Estang in 1976, it is compatible with the European flag and will continue to be used by his successors until 2018.
Arnad Jolens, Elysee’s Operations Director, is credited with the book behind the initiative.The Elysee Secret”(Elysio Confidential) Elliott Blonde and Paul Lawrodrew, published September 15, 2021.
In 2018, the current president Lorraine’s cross, used by General Charles de Gaulle’s Free France during the struggle against the occupation of Nazi Germany, has already been added to the symbol of the presidency.
As reported Defender, This navy is considered blue. “More elegant”, Which is part of a very divisive theory: dark blue, which is now significantly different from the blue of the EU flag, This pointed to the gap between France and Europe.
Flag of the European Union “Marion blueThe hue proclaimed the official color of the Virgin Mary in the 5th century. Europhile, he was in Elysee, and decided to lighten the color of the French flag for aesthetic reasons to avoid it. “Blues’ Conflict.”
However, presidential advisers have rejected the change as “anti-blue using the European flag”. “There is no” blue war, it is nonsense, “they added.
‘S political correspondent Europe 1Louis de Ragunel, said Elysee Palace is divided between those who consider the new flag ugly, and others who joined in watching the Kiskart years ago their childhood flag.
“Emmanuel Macron’s entourage has no desire to present a picture of a president that touches the country’s deepest symbols. Deep down, as you can imagine, there is a meaning behind it all“, Wrote.
France will take over the presidency of the revolving EU in January, and Macron will face a presidential election April Next year.
(With information from AFP)