International competition of ice sculptures started in the main square of Khabarovsk

international competition of ice sculptures “Ice fantasy” was launched in the main square of Khabarovsk, participation in the creative contest is attended by artists from four countries, informs “News: Primorye” with reference to the press service of the government of Khabarovsk.

“Artists from Russia, France, China and Belarus will compete for the victory in the XVI international competition of ice sculptures “Ice fantasy”” Applications for participation submitted by 10 teams. In addition to foreign visitors in the regional centre was also attended by sculptors from St. Petersburg, Primorye, Sakha (Yakutia), Jewish autonomy,” — said on the Agency’s website.

Artists must do the sculpture for three days, until January 20. On the square set ice blocks the size of 2×2 meters. As told by the President of far East ice Corporation, the Chairman of the jury of the competition “Ice fantasy” Sergey Loginov, the work of the authors is not limited to a specific subject.

– you Have complete freedom of action. You are not limited not only by subject but by size. Allowed to act beyond its boundaries as much as you want, the main thing — not to disturb colleagues — greeted the participants of the competition Sergey Loginov.

a panel of judges will evaluate positions based on the submitted sketch, and the technique, skill, emotion. The winners will receive cash prizes. For the first place will pay 200 thousand roubles, the silver prize-winner — 150 thousand, for the third – 100 thousand roubles. A separate prize for the winner of the competition of spectator sympathies. It is clarified that the contest is held for the 16th time. In 2014 the sculptors competition organized every two years, it is possible to increase the prize Fund and get on a level with other world festivals.

Text: GTRK “Vladivostok”