Tuesday, February 24, 2015

'La fête du citron (Lemon festival), Menton, France' by K.J.S.Chatrath

Photo by Asdrubale

Have you ever heard of a Lemon Festival? Perhaps not. There is one such annual festival in Menton in France. And photo above shows a Taj Mahal made of lemons- trust the French to be creative!

Photo of the week - February 6, 2015. By Rachael Woodson. ‘Every February in Menton, a commune located in southeastern France, La fête du citron is held. Nicknamed the Pearl of France, Menton's warm climate has made it a long time producer of citrus fruits. Created in 1934, the Lemon Festival draws over 230,000 visitors each year. It can take up to 145 tons of fruit to create the event's intricate sculptures, as seen in this week's photo. ….’

http://bonjourparis.com/story/photo-week-february-6-2015/; http://www.fete-du-citron.com/?lang=en


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