Hello Monaco magazine Winter 2018 - issue HM02 - Page 138

LEISURE EVENTS 85th Lemon Festival in Menton Фестиваль лимонов в Ментоне 17 February – 4 March, 2018 ENG T he Lemon festival in Menton is an amazing show that prob- ably has no equal in the world. Traditionally, it is opened by a festive parade through the streets of Menton. Entertainers march and dance cheerful music while floats feature enormous citrus fruit sculptures. Just imagine: dozens of giant sculptures, from the In- dian Taj Mahal, to the Italian Colosseum; live dinosaurs, and all your favourite Disney characters, all made from lemons and oranges! The theme of the Menton Lemon Festival changes every year and attracts over 200,000 tourists. This year’s theme is Bollywood. rus Ф естиваль лимонов в Ментоне — удивительный праздник, которому, пожалуй, нет равных в мире. Традиционно фе- стиваль открывается торжественным парадом. Под шум- ную и веселую музыку по центральным улицам шествуют толпы аниматор