The park of ice sculptures of arctic animals will appear in Salekhard
11:36 12 ноября 2014
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The international festival of ice sculpturing «Polar Rhapsody» will start in Salekhard on the 18th of November. Preparation of the platform and delivery of ice for creation of compositions is taking place now. This year sculptures will be dedicated to the animal world of the Arctic.
The event is being organized by the government of Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug and the non-profit Fund of Sculptors of Russia «Edinenie» (Unity). According to the information given to a correspondent of IA «Sever-Press» in the regional department of international and external economic relations, the best craftspeople of ice sculpture, repeated laureates and prizewinners of prestige international contests from the towns Tarko-Salye, Salekhard, Khabarovsk and also from China, Korea, Latvia and France will participate in the event.
Already in several days the square near the cultural and business center will be turned into the park of ice sculptures. It is known that the sculpture composition «The Northern Sea Route» will be set in the center. It will be possible to observe the working process till the 23rd of November. The results of the contest will be summed up on this day.