Ice sculpture is a form of sculpture that uses ice as the raw material. Sculptures from ice can be abstract or realistic and can be functional or purely decorative. Ice sculptures are generally associated with special or extravagant events because of their limited lifetime.
The lifetime of a sculpture is determined primarily by the temperature of its environment and thus, a sculpture can last from mere minutes to possibly months. There are several ice festivals held around the world, hosting competitions of ice sculpture carving.
... The International Snow and Ice Sculpture Festival "Ice, Snow, and Fire" (sometimes translated as "Ice, Snow and Flame") has been held annually in Perm, Russia, in Gorky Amusement Park since ... The festivals holds two competitions in ice sculpture and snow sculpture ...
... The part after Daffy gets turned into an ice statue where Daffy climbs out of the statue, tugs on the gun that's still in there, and gets shot ... While Fox ended the scene with Daffy stuck in his own ice sculpture after Bugs' line "See you after the spring thaw, pal!" (while Daffy was still stuck in his own ice ...
... The largest display of ice sculpting in the United Kingdom is the London Ice Sculpting Festival ... The London Ice Sculpting Festival chooses different themes every year, and for the 2012 competition chose the themes Team Spirit and Winter Sports ... The festival also provides visitors with a chance to try ice sculpting themselves with classes by the Icebox ...
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