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Lemon festival kicks off in France

2012-02-17 06:23:02 GMT2012-02-17 14:23:02(Beijing Time)  China Daily

Workers put final touches on a castle made from lemons and oranges during the lemon festival in Menton, southern France, Feb 16, 2012. Some 145 metric tons of lemons and oranges were used to make displays during the 79th festival, which is themed "The regions of France", and runs from Feb 17 through March 7. [Photo/Agencies]

A worker looks at an Eiffel tower made from lemons and oranges during the lemon festival in Menton, southern France, Feb 16, 2012. [Photo/Agencies]

A worker puts the final touch on a replica of a traditional Alsatian house made from lemons and oranges during the lemon festival in Menton, southern France, Feb 16, 2012. [Photo/Agencies]

Workers put final touches on a giant sculpture featuring a bottle of champagne made from lemons and oranges during the lemon festival in Menton, southern France, Feb 16, 2012. [Photo/Agencies]

Workers put final touches on a replica of a Metropolitan station near a sculpture featuring an Eiffel tower made from lemons and oranges during the lemon festival in Menton, southern France, Feb 16, 2012. [Photo/Agencies]

Some 145 metric tons of lemons and oranges were used to make displays during the 79th lemon festival, which is themed "The regions of France", and runs from Feb 17 through March 7.

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