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Ice Sculptures Contest

CONTEST 2019 WILL RUN FROM 15 TO 18 JANUARY

The magic of the ice ! 
The 28th 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 15th and it finishes on Friday 18th, at 12 pm.
From Tuesday to Friday, come and discover the artists at work, day and night.
From Tuesday to Sunday, sale of mulled wine, hot chocolate, crepes and canadian products by the Association Valjoli.

Initiation to Ice Sculpture with Fred Nobili
On Tuesday 15, Wednesday 16 and Thursday 17 from 10 am to 12 and from 3 to 6 pm.

Friday, January 18
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

Additional free shuttles will make rotations between Valloire and Les Verneys from 3 pm to 9 pm.
After the show, the sculptures will be lit until Sunday morning (depending on weather conditions)

THE PRIZES


JURY's PRIZE 
1 - "Sitting" - Rogel Cabisidan, Philippines
2 - "L'Ours des Cavernes" - Stéphane Rabusseau, France
3 - "Flight of a Fanacy" - Glebos Tkachenko, Denmark
3e ex-aequo - "Obelisque" - Antonio Chacon, Mexico

PUBLIC PRIZE
"Sitting" - Rogel Cabisidan, Philippines

YOUTH PUBLIC PRIZE
"Un petit pas..." - Sébastien Dieu, France


ARTISTS' PRIZE
"The Road to the Sun" - Vadim Polin, Russia

 

 

JURY'S MEMBERS
Alain LOVATO - Jury's president and president of the Plastic Arts' house in Auvergne - Rhône-Alpes
Roselyne ERUTTI - Sculptor
Christian BURGER - Sculptor
Alberte RETORNAZ - Amateur artiste
Cyrille JULLIEN - carpenter
Béatrice BAILLY - town councillor
Cédric FOGAROLO - Director of Valloire Tourisme and organizer of the contest

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