From Tuesday 16 to Friday 19 January 2018.
The magic of the ice !
The 27th Ice Sculpture contest will last 4 days and welcomes 20 sculptors. The last day a musical and light show will close the contest.
The contest takes place 3 kms from Valloire in the hamlet "Les Verneys".
The contest starts on Tuesday 16th and it finishes on friday 19th, at 12 pm.
From tuesday to friday, come and discover the artists at work, day and night.
FRIDAY, JANUARY 19th
12 pm: End of the contest / Jury's passing through
5.30 pm: Prize giving ceremony
6.30 pm: Musical and light show, lights around the sculptures, torch-lite descent, fireworks
Free shuttle will make rotations between Valloire and Les Verneys.
After the show, the sculptures will be lighted until Sunday morning.
Alain LOVATO - Jury's president and president of the Plastic Arts' house in Auvergne - Rhône-Alpes
Roselyne ERUTTI - Sculptor
Alberte RETORNAZ - Amateur artiste
Cyrille JULLIEN - Cabinetmaker
Valloire Tourisme director and organizer of the contest
1st - "Inspiration" - Andrey Molokov (Russia)
2nd - "Dandelion" - Lkhagvadorj Dorjsuren (Japan / Mongolia)
3rd - "Open your heart" - Elisabeth Kristensen (Norway)
PUBLIC and YOUTH prizes
Public - "Voyage au bout du monde" - Hugues Grammont (France)
Youth - "Paysage Marin" - Cédric Hennion (France)
"Dandelion" - Lkhagvadorj Dorjsuren (Japan / Mongolia)
"Voyage au bout du monde" - Hugues Grammont (France)