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Every year at the end of June, Malemort-du-Comtat presents a modest but authentic festival whose purpose is to promote one of the village’s best products: cherries. At this time of year, you’ll still find late varieties of our “heart-shaped ruby” there, but the red fruit season is already almost over.
A “craftsmen’s hamlet” has settled down in the village square, under the shade of the plane trees, as it was a hundred years ago. Sylvie has put up her stall near the flock of sheep and has a chat with another spinner.
Scene of life at the washing-place.
The grinder sharpens your scissors and knives while the cooks are going to prepare a delicious cherry jam.
If you feel a bit off-colour, here is the man for the situation.
The craftsmen in wrought iron are at work, while the “clergy” have a rest, on the right.
A few steps of dance with the postman.
Mme de Fontenay has made the trip to present her Misses, in the company of the personalities of the area. Everybody spent a nice day and thanks to all the participants, this event was a success once again. Huberaime