La Fête du Citron®

In addition to the involvement of the majority of the municipal services and all the staff at the Tourist Office,La Fête du Citron® employs nearly 400 people recruited as warehousemen, cashiers and screening staff. There are also over 200 artists, dancers and...

La Fête du Citron® (Lemon Festival)

86e Fête du Citron® – “des mondes fantastiques” (Fantastic worlds) from 16 February to 3 March 2019 La Fête du Citron® (Lemon Festival), an unique event in the world, attracts 240,000 visitors every year – a number which is constantly rising. With processions of...

La Fête du Citron® (Lemon Festival)

The story of La Fête du Citron® told by its mascot, John Lemon Dates : From 16th february to 3rd march 2019. Place : City of Menton John Lemon has been the mascot for La Fête du Citron® since 2014. He is a cute little lemon with bright eyes and a wide yellow smile....

History of Up-Helly-Aa

UP-HELLY-A’ is a relatively modern festival. There is some evidence that people in rural Shetland celebrated the 24th day after Christmas as “Antonmas” or “Up Helly Night”, but there is no evidence that their cousins in Lerwick did the same. The emergence of Yuletide...

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