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Menton, February 2011 

From February 18th to March 9th the 78th edition of the Fete du Citron of Menton will take place. The theme for 2011 will be: “The great civilizations”.

It is one of the most ancient and important reviews of the Côte Azur linked to the Carnival period, a suggestive feast that exalts citrus fruits that with their scent and colors give a charming tone of happiness to Winter days.

In the following section we are reporting the dates of the main events: 

Fruit parade: February 20th and 27th, March 6th at 2.30 PM

Night parade: Thursday February 24th and March 3rd at 9.00 PM

Citrus sculpture exhibit: from February 18th to March 9th

Gardens of Lights: February 18th, 22nd, 25th and March 1st and 4th

Orchid Festival and Craftsmanship Salon: from February 19th to March 9th

Children’s Carnival: Friday, February 18th

For more information, please visit the website: www.fete-du-citron.com