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Sculptures on hay

7th INTERNATIONAL STRAW AND HAY SCULPTURE CONTEST - From 3 to 8 July 2018

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 3 July at 9 am
End of the contest: Sunday 8 July at noon

Sunday, July 8:
10 am till 4 pm: Vote for public and youth prize
1 pm till 4 pm: Vote for the internet prize online
5 pm: Prize giving
From 4 to 7 pm, a free shuttle will make rotations between Valloire and Les Verneys.

JURY'S PRIZE
1st - "La Fuite" - Lastovicka / Lastovicka -Czech Rep.
2nd - "Loves me or loves me not" - Modotti / Alzetta - Italy
3rd - "Entrez dans la danse" - Ouelette / Saint Amour - Canada
3rd Ex-Aequo - "Bird" - Aleksa / Gaubas - Lithuania

PUBLIC AND YOUTH PRIZES
"Rendez-vous" - Ravina / Ravins - Latvia

ARTISTS' PRIZE
"Entrez dans la danse" - Ouelette / Saint Amour - Canada

INTERNET PRIZE
"In Search for a Shape" - Gusforts / Jacob - Sweden

THE JURY :
• Alain LOVATO - President
• Christian BURGER - Sculptor
• Roselyne ERUTTI - Sculptor
• Laurence CLEMENT-GUY - Town-councillor
• Alberte RETORNAZ - Amateur artist
• Cyrille JULLIEN - carpenter
• Cédric FOGAROLO - Director of Valloire Tourisme and organiser of the contest

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