The search is on for the biggest watermelon in Frenaros as part of the 12th watermelon festival that gets underway in the community on Friday night.
Festival organiser Costas Michail said that eight producers preselected to participate in the final phase will bring the biggest watermelon from their cultivation. The winning watermelon is expected to weigh around 25 kilos.
The festival is being held under the auspices of the Agriculture Minister with more 2000 kilos of watermelon to be distributed to participants. There will also be watermelon ice cream and an artistic programme. Organisers expected more than 4000 visitors.