Citron – Lemon Festival in France

In France, in February of this year, the 79th Citron Lemon Festival was held in the town of Menton. A quiet French Riviera town known as the “Pearl of France” comes alive at dawn as the parade begins. Then moving scenery with 145 tons of fruits appears on the streets, surrounded by confetti, dancers and deafening music. The theme of the festival this year is “French Regions”. It is expected that the festival, which this year will last from February 17 to March 7, will be visited by about 200 people. Eiffel Tower and entrance to the metro station made of lemons in Menton on the French Riviera People work on sculptures of oranges and lemons Huge orange and lemon castle A bottle of wine and a goose are symbols of the southwestern region of Bordeaux A man works on the Eiffel Tower made of oranges and lemons orange lemon church A worker arranges oranges and lemons at a fruit castle People arrange oranges and lemons in front of the Eiffel Tower Stork and house – symbols of the eastern region of Alsace – made of oranges and lemons Bell tower and giant, symbolizing the northern region of France based on materials from  

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