Unbelievable pictures from the Fête du Citron in Menton

Menton Lemon Festival 2016 © Office de Tourisme Menton

Menton Lemon Festival 2016 © Office de Tourisme Menton - Credit: Archant

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

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

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

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And Buddha, depicted in oranges and lemons

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There is an Indian elephant, recognisable because of its smaller ears

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And a Bengal tiger on a parade float

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A cow which is a sacred animal in Hinduism

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The Hindu goddess Kali

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An impressive peacock which is the national bird of India

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A rickshaw

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