3 May, 2023 @ 18:20
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Why giant fruits and vegetables have appeared around centre of Spain’s Valencia

Why Giant Fruits And Vegetables Have Appeared Around Centre Of Spain's Valencia
Valencia Central Market image

THE STRANGE site of giant fruits and vegetables have greeted people around Valencia city allowing plenty of unusual photo opportunities.

It’s a novel way of celebrating the 95th anniversary of the city’s Central Market which opened for trading in 1928.

The most interesting images can be entered to win a prize by uploading them to a social media site with the label of #MERCATCENTRAL95 or emailing it to [email protected]

The closing date will be May 18.

Six fruits and vegetables have been distributed around the city and anybody getting photos with at least three them will be eligible for a prize(until stocks last, says the market).

Market voucher cards and a €10 coupon will be available for those who get a full set of six images.

A lemon has been placed on Avenida Blasco Ibañez-Calle Botanico Cavanilles and there’s an orange on the in the Covered Cross on the corner of San Vicente-Doctor Tomas Sala.

A pepper has appeared at the junction of Paseo de la Alameda and Avenida de Francia, while a artichoke graces the Bruges square outside the Central Market.

To round off the list, there’s a giant tomato in front of the Lady of Elche statue by Manolo Valdes and an aubergine in the Plaza Pintor Segrelles-Finca Roja,

Alex Trelinski

Alex worked for 30 years for the BBC as a presenter, producer and manager. He covered a variety of areas specialising in sport, news and politics. After moving to the Costa Blanca over a decade ago, he edited a newspaper for 5 years and worked on local radio.

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