The yearly festival of ice sculptures «Polar Rhapsody» will take place in Salekhard
15:02 5 ноября 2015
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The yearly international festival of ice sculptures «Polar Rhapsody» will take place in Salekhard from the 16th to the 22nd of November. This year it is dedicated to the 85th anniversary of Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug. The theme of the festival is «Yamal is the pearl of the Arctic».
The event was organized by the government of the region, the non-commercial organization «The Fund «Cooperation of Yamal» and the non-profit fund of sculptors of Russia «Edinenie».
According to the information given to a correspondent of IA «Sever-Press» in the regional department of international and external economic relations, the best masters of ice sculpturing, repeated participants, laureates and prizewinners of prestige international contests from Russia, Canada, Korea, Latvia and Kazakhstan will show their skills to work with ice.
During a week the sculptors will create their art-works with help of improvised tools that they will bring with them. Among the tools there are saws, chisels and even kitchen graters. The ice sculptures will be decorated with lights, and in their turn the sculptures will decorate the square of the cultural and business centre. The results of the festival will be summed up on the 22nd of November.