Photos of Citron – Lemon Festival in France

As i always say, people in this world can do anything, like….79th Lemon Festival Citron was held in the French town of Menton. A quiet town on the French Riviera, known as the “Pearl of France” comes alive at dawn and begin the parade. There are the streets of moving scenery with 145 tons of fruit surrounded by confetti, dancers and deafening music. The theme of the festival this year is “The French regions.” It is expected that 200 thousand people will visit this year`s festival which will held from February 17 to March 7.

Photos by Valery Hache, AFP / Getty Images

1. The Eiffel Tower and the entrance to the subway station of the lemons in Menton on the French Riviera.

Photos of Citron - Lemon Festival in France (10)  2. People working on the sculptures of oranges and lemons.

Photos of Citron - Lemon Festival in France (9)  3. A huge orange and lemon castle.

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Photos of Citron - Lemon Festival in France (5)  7. Orange and lemon castle in Mentone during the lemon festival.

Photos of Citron - Lemon Festival in France (4)  8. Artist working on sculptures.

Photos of Citron - Lemon Festival in France (3)  9. Stork and the house – the symbols of the eastern region of Alsace – from oranges and lemons.

Photos of Citron - Lemon Festival in France (2)  10. The bell tower and a giant, symbolizing the northern region of France.

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