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See what the French can do when they blend Broadway and 140 tonnes of citrus fruit

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See what the French can do when they blend Broadway and 140 tonnes of citrus fruit
Photo: James Savage
10:24 CET+01:00
The French Riviera's annual Lemon festival was as impressive as ever this year, with displays centring on the theme of Broadway musicals. See how many you can guess.
While a festival celebrating citrus fruit might sound a little strange, it's becoming one of France's biggest festivals and attracts more than 160,000 visitors each year. 
 
Visitors to the Fête du Citron in Menton, are treated to a visual feast of floats, decorations and 10 metre tall designs that together require over a stunning 140 tonnes of citrus fruits to be made. 
 
They've been doing it for 84 years, with the purpose to promote the region's lemon growers.
 
See if you recognize all the Broadway hits in the pictures below. 
 

The Lion King

Singin' In The Rain

The Phantom of the Opera

Les Miserables

The Wizard of Oz

Beauty and the Beast

Moulin Rouge

Mary Poppins

The Hunchback of Notre Dame

Cabaret


All photos: James Savage

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