From Tuesday 4 to Sunday 9 July 2017.
Already known for its snow and ice sculptures contests, Valloire propose a brand new activity ! Valloire organise a unique contest both festive and linked with the mountains. The aim was to choose materials as original and symbolic as snow during winter Sculpture contest. These materials are straw and hay. Come and discover Art works made by sculptors from all over the world ! You can admire those sculptures all summer long in "les Verneys" Valloire.
12 giant sculptures will be realised by team of 2 sculptors in the hamlet Les Verneys, located 2 kms from Valloire.
Begining of the contest: Tuesday 7th July at 9 am
End of the contest: Sunday 12th July at noon
Sunday, July 12th :
Vote for public and youth prize - 10 am till 4 pm
5 pm: Prize giving
• JURY'S PRIZE :
1st: "Cat and Fish" - ALEKSA * GAUBAS - Lithuania
2nd: "Le Nid d'inspiration' - PALASSER / GFRERRER - Austria
3rd prix: "Fly like a bird" - RAVINA / MAZUNINA - Latvia
• PUBLIC'S PRIZE:
"Fly like a bird" - RAVINA / MAZUNINA - Latvia
• YOUTH PRIZE :
"El Alacran" - RAMIREZ PEREYRA / RODRIGUEZ - Mexico
• INTERNET PRIZE :
"The labyrinth" - JACOB / VACAFLORES - Bolivia
• ARTIST'S PRIZE:
"Cat and Fish" - ALEKSA * GAUBAS - Lithuania
THE JURY :
• Alain LOVATO - President
• Christian BURGER - Sculptor
• Roselyne ERUTTI - Sculptor
• Elisabeth DAMS - Town-councillor
• Alberte RETORNAZ - Amateur artist
• Cyrille JULLIEN - carpenter
• Valloire Tourisme director and organisor.