31th Ice Sculpture Contest

31th Ice Sculpture Contest

Description

The magic of the ice !
The 31st 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 110h and it finishes on Friday 13th, 2023, at 12 pm.

From Tuesday to Friday, come and discover the artists at work, day and night.

FRIDAY, JANUARY 13th, 2023
12 p.m.: end of the competition
3 p.m.: passage of the jury
6.00 pm: Prize giving ceremony followed by show, lights around the sculptures, fireworks

The teams for the 2023 edition:

GERMANY - LEVY Simone Carole - "Empathy"
BELGIUM - VAN BESIEN Maxime - "Winning strategy"
DENMARK - DUSAVITSKIY Gleb - "I believe I can fly"
SPAIN - JORDA Enrique - "Bubble flow"
ITALY - PERRON Maurizio - "Filter"
LITHUANIA - POVILIONIS Tautvilas - "Zzzzzzzip"
MEXICO - CHACON Antonio - "Awakening Butterfly"
MONGOLIA - KHASHBAATAR Solongo - "The inspire"
NETHERLANDS - RODERS Ludo - "Give your thoughts wings"
CZECH REP. - LASTOVICKA Jiri - "Last Drop"
UK - THOMPSO Mark - "Moonage - Blue Moon"
TAIWAN - CHEN Jun-Rong - "Watch-listen"
TURKEY - KONAK Ceyhun - "Cubes"
UKRAINE - TKACHIVSKYI Ihor - "Eternal Dance"
FRANCE - DUCRET Maxime - "You will enjoy a cup of tea"
FRANCE - LESIGNE Stéphane - "Castle of cards"
FRANCE - MARSTONI André - "The Coccolithophore"
FRANCE - NOTTARIS Joël - "Let's put on the armor"
FRANCE - VEUILLET Pascal - "Temporal Transparency"
FRANCE- CALLON Pierre - "SOS"


*Number and teams may be subject to change

Free shuttle will make rotations between Valloire and Les Verneys.
After the show, the sculptures will be lighted until Sunday morning.


THE 2023 CONTEST PRIZES
JURY Prize
1st jury prize: “Zzzzzzip” - POVILIONIS Tautvilas - LITHUANIA
2nd Jury Prize: “The Inspire” KHASHBAATAR Solongo - MONGOLIA
3rd jury prize: “I believe I can fly” - DUSAVITSKIY Gleb - DENMARK

AUDIENCE Prize
“Zzzzzzip” - POVILIONIS Tautvilas – LITHUANIA

YOUNG AUDIENCE Prize
“Vous prendrez bien une tasse de thé ” - DUCRET Maxime – France


ARTISTS Prize
Tied: “Filter” - PERRON Maurizio – Italy
“Bubble Flow” - JORDA Enrique - SPAIN


THE JURY
Christian BURGER - President of the Jury
Philippe PEIGNIER
Eric MARGERY (Sculptor Artist)
Alberte RETORNAZ - Amateur artiste
Cyrille JULLIEN - carpenter
Lénaïck RETORNAZ - town councillor
Emmanuelle LACOSTE - Director of Valloire Tourisme and organiser of the contest

31th Ice Sculpture Contest