The Auvergne region is especially known for its Cornemuse, or Cabrette bagpipes, a lower-pitched, gentler and simpler cousin of the Breton pipes. These pipes are an essential accompaniment to the Bal-Folk set dances of the region. ... The hurdy-gurdy is also an integral part of central French folk music.
If you have some basic understanding of French art and music, you have to be familiar with a few of the basic dance forms, for example Waltz, Polka, Mazurka, Marche, Scottish, Rondeau and the Bourree. Carols and Baroque dances are also popular traditional dances in France.
As you can see, people wear berets all the time, Most commonly people wear what they want and nothing really is special bout there outfits. French artist and stylist wear berets a lot of the time.
This is Frances President, François Hollande.
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