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Finland: In a zoo will pass a festival of ice sculptures



The traditional festival of ice sculptures Art Meets Ice organized every winter in a zoo of Korkeasaari, this year is devoted to the 125 anniversary of a capital zoo and passes under the slogan «Holiday of animals». On transformation of 40 000 kg of ice into works of art will work 30 masters representing Russia, Mongolia, Finland and other European countries. Individual competitions will pass on February 7-9, and competitions in pairs - on February 14-16. Work of ice sculptors will daily begin in the 10th mornings. During both February weekend of a sculpture will be ready on Sunday by 17.30, and delivery of prizes will take place at 18.30.

In days of carrying out a festival and up to March 2 Korkeasaari's zoo will be open with 10.00 till 19.00. Till March 2 in the evening sculptures will be highlighted. Animals from ice can be seen until they will be not not kindled by the spring sun.