French New Year traditions explained

With each new country comes inexplicable or unexpected customs. They're things you might never have thought of, but are still useful to know. Ever wondered what New Year's is like in France? Or, are you hoping to look in-the-know this year?
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French Graphic Poetry: painting with words

Apollinaire (1880 –1918) was a well-known French poet, writer and art critic. He was one of the first artists to represent a new movement of visual art and literature - surrealism. The goal of this movement was to rise above the normal vision of the world and to reach its essence.
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