Friday, July 22, 2016

Foreign Friday

snow sculpture
Sapporo, Japan
February 1981
Last week, I had several questions about the snow sculptures at the Sapporo Snow Festival. I thought a wooden frame was used for the foundation, but a Google search proved I was wrong. The sculptures are definitely solid snow - click the link for images of the construction process.

6 comments:

  1. Solid snow? Wow! That is so impressive!

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  2. These remind me a little of the ice sculptures at the St Paul winter festival when I was growing up in Minnesota. Very amazing what people can create.

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  3. It's amazing ....so much detailed work and soon it will melt away. There is something very ZEN about doing all that work and knowing it is temporary.

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  4. How many years has this been going on ? What a way to embrace the weather!

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  5. Wow... that is an amazing snow sculpture. Interesting....

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  6. Wow, a GIANT snow chicken! Love it.

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