Lemon Festival in Menton, France

In this Gallic celebration of all things citrus, giant sculptures are made from lemons and oranges.


A worker sets up an octopus made with lemons and oranges during the 81st Lemon Festival in Menton, southeastern France, Friday, Feb. 14, 2014. The theme this year is "Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea" from the classic science fiction novel by French writer Jules Verne published in 1870. This exhibition involves more than 300 professionals working on the project and 145 tons of citrus fruits.Photo: (Photo: AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau)


A man works on the sculpture “Un Calamar Colossale” made with lemons and oranges ahead of the 81st Lemon Festival in Menton, France, Feb. 14, 2014. The 81st Lemon Festival themed “20,000 Leagues Under the Sea” runs from Feb. 15 to March 5. (Photo: EPA/SEBASTIEN NOGIER )


A view of the sculpture “Le Scaphandrier” made with lemons and oranges ahead of the 81st Lemon Festival in Menton, France, Feb. 14, 2014. (Photo: EPA/SEBASTIEN NOGIER)


A worker puts final touches to a submarine made from lemons and oranges during the Lemon Festival in Menton, southeastern France, Feb. 14, 2014. Some 145 metric tons of lemons and oranges are used to make displays during the 81st festival, which is based on the theme “20,000 Leagues Under the Sea”, and runs from Feb. 15 through March 5. (Photo: Olivier Anrigo/Reuters)


Workers set up a model of a whale made of lemons and oranges during the 81st Lemon festival in Menton, southeastern France, Friday, Feb. 14, 2014. The theme this year is “Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea” from the classic science fiction novel by French writer Jules Verne published in 1870. This exhibition involves more than 300 professionals working on the project and 145 tons of citrus fruits. (Photo: AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau)


A worker sets up an octopus made with lemons and oranges during the 81st Lemon festival in Menton, southeastern France, Friday, Feb. 14, 2014. The theme this year is “Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea” from the classic science fiction novel by French writer Jules Verne published in 1870. This exhibition involves more than 300 professionals working on the project and 145 tons of citrus fruits. (Photo: AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau)


A man works on the sculpture “Les Croyances Populaires” made with lemons and oranges ahead of the 81st Lemon Festival in Menton, France, Feb. 14, 2014. (Photo: EPA/SEBASTIEN NOGIER)


A man works on the sculpture “Un Calamar Colossale” made with lemons and oranges ahead of the 81st Lemon Festival in Menton, France, Feb. 14, 2014. (Photo: EPA/SEBASTIEN NOGIER)


A worker puts final touches to a submarine made from lemons and oranges during the Lemon Festival in Menton, southeastern France, Feb. 14, 2014. (Photo: Olivier Anrigo/Reuters)

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