Highlights of Harbin int'l ice sculpture competition
Updated 17:07, 21-Jan-2019
CGTN
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The 8th Harbin International Ice-Assemblage Sculpture Championship has achieved great success at Harbin Ice and Snow World in China's northeastern Heilongjiang Province.

Altogether 16 teams from 12 countries and regions, including China, Spain, India and Russia, have participated in the competition.

A foreign contestant works on an ice block. /VCG Photo

A foreign contestant works on an ice block. /VCG Photo

Contestants from Harbin International Ice-Assemblage Sculpture Championship are busy carving ice sculptures. /VCG Photo

Contestants from Harbin International Ice-Assemblage Sculpture Championship are busy carving ice sculptures. /VCG Photo

A foreign contestant carves the ice sculpture. /VCG Photo

A foreign contestant carves the ice sculpture. /VCG Photo

A foreign contestant in the competition /VCG Photo

A foreign contestant in the competition /VCG Photo

Another foreign contestant in the competition /VCG Photo

Another foreign contestant in the competition /VCG Photo

In this competiton, the contestants were required to use less than 10 pieces of ice blocks that are 1.6m in length, 0.7m in width, and 0.5m in height to create an ice sculpture with perticular themes.

Domestic and foreign ice sculptors presented their creativity and sophisticated skills through the three-day competition.

Finally, the championship went to the Russian team whose work "Go Football" demonstrated people's passion for soccer and commemorated the 2018 World Cup.

The ice sculpture "Go Football" from Russian team wins the first prize. /VCG Photo

The ice sculpture "Go Football" from Russian team wins the first prize. /VCG Photo

All of the works will be exhibited at the Harbin Ice and Snow World.