Friday, May 10, 2013

Foreign Friday

Snow Sculpture
Sapporo Snow Festival
Sapporo, Japan
February 1981
The snow sculptures at the festival were massive. I didn't realize until I scanned this image that the character is flashing the peace sign. For some reason, the Japanese (even today) commonly flash the peace sign in photos.

More snow festival photos can be seen on these posts.


  1. Oh neat! I'm pretty sure I wouldn't have recognized the peace sign without you pointing it out. I was too busy looking at the creature's face.

  2. WOW that is some sculpture!!! Amazing...

  3. That is so much more intricate than the typical snowman.

  4. That is a SNOW sculpture?? My immediate reaction is NO WAY. That's very impressive. Flashing the peace sign?? That's another surprise. Interesting!

  5. THat is so intricate and amazing> Im glad you said it was FRIDAY..I've just gotten up and forgotten!

  6. Wow! He may be flashing a peace sign, but his face looks anything BUT peaceful!

  7. That is snow?! Incredible, simply amazing. Now I feel so unaccomplished in comparison!


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