The international Ice sculpture competition celebrates its 31st anniversary ! It starts on thuesday 10th of january and ends on friday 13th of january. 

Like every years, it takes place in the hamlet “the Verneys”, 3 km from Valloire. Free shuttles will make rotations between Valloire and Les Verneys.

 

 

The contest starts on Tuesday 10th 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 pm: End of the contest / Jury’s passing through
5.30 pm: Prize giving ceremony followed by musical and light show, lights around the sculptures, fireworks

 

The teams for the 2022 edition: *
NETHERLANDS – RODERS Ludo – “The flower of the mind”
GERMANY – ROSSNER Christoph – “Crystal Palace”
GERMANY – ULLMANN Franck – “Prikly King”
BELGIUM – VAN BESIEN Maxime – “Cohabitation”
DENMARK – DUSAVITSKIY Gleb ” On The Edge”
SPAIN – JORDA Enrique ” Crimping Dreams”
LITHUANIA – POVILIONIS Tautvilas – “I wish you a good wind”
POLAND – JARCZOK Dominika – “Into eye of storm”
REP. CZECH – LASTOVICKA Jiri – “Inner Current”
FRANCE – BOUYER Moïse – “Curiosity”
FRANCE – MARASTONI André – “the step”
FRANCE – CABISIDAN Rogel – “Bad Balance”
FRANCE – CALLON Pierre – “Bonsaî”
FRANCE – DUCRET Maxime – “All that remains”
FRANCE – GRAMMONT Hugues – “Champagne for all”
FRANCE – MAGNAN Denis – “A Dragonfly made Spring”
FRANCE – NOTTARIS Joël – “Perdus”
FRANCE – VITALONI Gilles – “Time after Time”
FRANCE – RABUSSEAU Stéphane – “Migrations”
FRANCE – VEULLET Pascal – “Frénésie”

*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 PRIZES
3 Jury Awards
1 Public Awards
1 Young Audience Award
1 Artist Awards
(the sculptors participating in the Competition
vote for their favorite sculpture)
1 Press Awards
1 Internet User Award

 

 

THE JURY
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
Lénaïk RETORNAZ – town councillor
Emmanuelle LACOSTE – Director of Valloire Tourisme and organiser of the contest

THE PRIZES 2022
3 Jury Award
1st : REP. TCHEQUE – LASTOVICKA Jiri : ” Courant Intérieur “
2nd : FRANCE – BOUYER Moïse : ” Curiosité “
3rd : FRANCE – NOTTARIS Joël : ” Perdus “

1 Public Prize, 1 Young Audience Award, Internet User Award :
BELGIUM – VAN BESIEN Maxime – “Cohabitation”

1 Artist Prize (the sculptors participating in the Competition
vote for their favorite sculpture)
FRANCE – MAGNAN Denis – “A Dragonfly made Spring”

1 Press Prize

INTERNATIONAL

  • 02 - Inner Current 1st award jury

    02 - Inner Current

    02 - Inner Current

    LASTOVICKA Jiri

    REP. CZECH
  • 04 - On the edge

    04 - On the edge

    04 - On the edge

    DUSAVITSKIY Gleb

    Denmark
  • 05 - Crimping dreams

    05 - Crimping dreams

    05 - Crimping dreams

    JORDA Enrique

    Spain
  • 06 - Cohabitation Public Award Young Audience Award

    06 - Cohabitation

    06 - Cohabitation

    VAN BESIEN Maxime

    Belgium
  • 09 - The Flower of the mid

    09 - The Flower of the mid

    09 - The Flower of the mid

    RODERS Ludo

    Netherland
  • 14 - Prikly King

    14 - Prikly King

    14 - Prikly King

    ULLMANN Franck

    Germany
  • 16 - Crystal palace

    16 - Crystal palace

    16 - Crystal palace

    ROSSNER Christoph

    Germany
  • 17 - I Wish you a good wind

    17 - I Wish you a good wind

    17 - I Wish you a good wind

    POVILIONIS Tautvilas

    LITHUANIA
  • 18 - Into eye of storm

    18 - Into eye of storm

    18 - Into eye of storm

    JARCZOK Dominika

    Poland

02 - Inner Current

1st award jury

1st award jury

  • 02_LASTOVICKA_portrait_717
  • 02_LASTOVICKA_J2_774
  • 02_LASTOVICKA_J3_871-2
  • 02_LASTOVICKA_J4_022

02 - Inner Current REP. CZECH

04 - On the edge

  • 04_DUSAVITSKIY_portrait_704
  • 04_DUSAVITSKIY_J2_784
  • 04_DUSAVITSKIY_J3_878-2
  • 04_DUSAVITSKIY_J4_036

04 - On the edge Denmark

05 - Crimping dreams

  • 05_JORDA_portrait_791
  • 05_JORDA_J2_789
  • 05_JORDA_J3_886
  • 05_JORDA_J4_041

05 - Crimping dreams Spain

06 - Cohabitation

Public Award

Public Award

Young Audience Award

Young Audience Award

  • 06_VAN_BESIEN_portrait_702
  • 06_VAN_BESIEN_J2_796
  • 06_VAN_BESIEN_J3_893-2
  • 06_VAN_BESIEN_J4_047

06 - Cohabitation Belgium

09 - The Flower of the mid

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  • 09_RODERS_J2_813
  • 09_RODERS_J3_924-2
  • 09_RODERS_J4_063

09 - The Flower of the mid Netherland

14 - Prikly King

  • 14_ULLMANN_portrait_698
  • 14_ULLMANN_J2_843
  • 14_ULLMANN_J3_951-2
  • 14_ULLMANN_J4_100

14 - Prikly King Germany

16 - Crystal palace

  • 16_ROSSNER_portrait_692
  • 16_ROSSNER_J2_850
  • 16_ROSSNER_J3_959-2
  • 16_ROSSNER_J4_116

16 - Crystal palace Germany

17 - I Wish you a good wind

  • 17_POVILIONIS_portrait_707
  • 17_POVILIONIS_J2_853
  • 17_POVILIONIS_J3_961-2
  • 17_POVILIONIS_J4_124

17 - I Wish you a good wind LITHUANIA

18 - Into eye of storm

  • 18_JARCZOK_portrait_712
  • 18_JARCZOK_J2_858
  • 18_JARCZOK_J2_858
  • 18_JARCZOK_J4_131

18 - Into eye of storm Poland

National

  • 01 - Curiosity 2nd jury award

    01 - Curiosity

    01 - Curiosity

    BOUYER Moïse

    France
  • 03 - Frenesia

    03 - Frenesia

    03 - Frenesia

    VEUILLET Pascal

    France
  • 07 - Champagne for all

    07 - Champagne for all

    07 - Champagne for all

    GRAMMONT Hugues

    France
  • 08 - A dragonfly made spring Artists award

    08 - A dragonfly made spring

    08 - A dragonfly made spring

    MAGNAN Denis

    France
  • 10 - The step

    10 - The step

    10 - The step

    MARASTONI André

    France
  • 11 - Time after time

    11 - Time after time

    11 - Time after time

    VITALONI Gilles

    France
  • 12 - Migrations

    12 - Migrations

    12 - Migrations

    RABUSSEAU Stéphane

    France
  • 13 - All that remains

    13 - All that remains

    13 - All that remains

    DUCRET Maxime

    France
  • 15 - Bad balance

    15 - Bad balance

    15 - Bad balance

    CABISIDAN Rogel

    France
  • 19 - Bonsaï

    19 - Bonsaï

    19 - Bonsaï

    CALLON Pierre

    France
  • 20 - Lost 3rd jury award

    20 - Lost

    20 - Lost

    NOTTARIS Joël

    France

01 - Curiosity

2nd jury award

2nd jury award

  • 01_BOUYER_portrait_720
  • 01_BOUYER_J2_770
  • 01_BOUYER_J3_863-2
  • 01_BOUYER_J4_014

01 - Curiosity France

03 - Frenesia

  • 03_VEUILLET_portrait_755
  • 03_VEUILLET_J2_782
  • 03_VEUILLET_J3_876-2
  • 03_VEUILLET_J4_027

03 - Frenesia France

07 - Champagne for all

  • 07_GRAMMONT_portrait_734
  • 07_GRAMMONT_J2_802
  • 07_GRAMMONT_J3_911-2
  • 07_GRAMMONT_J4_050

07 - Champagne for all France

08 - A dragonfly made spring

Artists award

Artists award

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  • 08_MAGNAN_J2_806
  • 08_MAGNAN_J3_917-2
  • 08_MAGNAN_J4_058
  • 08_MAGNAN_prototype

08 - A dragonfly made spring France

10 - The step

  • 10_MARASTONI_portrait_0761
  • 10_MARASTONI_J2_819
  • 10_MARASTONI_J3_819930-2
  • 10_MARASTONI_J4_072

10 - The step France

11 - Time after time

  • 11_VITALONI_portrait_827
  • 11_VITALONI_J2_825
  • 11_VITALONI_J3_936-2
  • 11_VITALONI_J4_079

11 - Time after time France

12 - Migrations

  • 12_RABUSSEAU_portrait_750
  • 12_RABUSSEAU_J2_837
  • 12_RABUSSEAU_J3_945-2
  • 12_RABUSSEAU_J4_085

12 - Migrations France

13 - All that remains

  • 13_DUCRET_portrait_730
  • 13_DUCRET_J2_840
  • 13_DUCRET_J3_949-2
  • 13_DUCRET_J4_092

13 - All that remains France

15 - Bad balance

  • 15_CABISIDAN_portrait_0724
  • 15_CABISIDAN_J2_846
  • 15_CABISIDAN_J3_956-2
  • 15_CABISIDAN_J4_109

15 - Bad balance France

19 - Bonsaï

  • 19_CALLON_portrait_729
  • 19_CALLON_J2_766
  • 19_CALLON_J2_766
  • 19_CALLON_J4_137

19 - Bonsaï France

20 - Lost

3rd jury award

3rd jury award

  • 20_NOTTARIS_portrait_744
  • 20_NOTTARIS_J2_764
  • 20_NOTTARIS_J4_004

20 - Lost France

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    Christian BURGER

    France

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Sculpture Off France