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Unbelievable pictures from the Fête du Citron in Menton

PUBLISHED: 17:00 21 February 2018 | UPDATED: 17:08 21 February 2018

Menton Lemon Festival 2016 © Office de Tourisme Menton

Menton Lemon Festival 2016 © Office de Tourisme Menton

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Every year incredible sculptures are created from lemons and oranges for the famous Menton Lemon Festival, here are some of our favourites from the 2018 festival where the theme is Bollywood

The theme for this year’s Fête du Citron is Bollywood...

There are sculptures of a number of Hindu gods, including Ganesh (or Ganesha)

And Buddha, depicted in oranges and lemons

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A cow which is a sacred animal in Hinduism

The Hindu goddess Kali

An impressive peacock which is the national bird of India

A rickshaw

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A scene from Bollywood

A sitar player

The Hindu god Vishnu

The Fête du Citron in Menton is on from 17 Feburary until 4 March 2018 – more information here.

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