Ice Festivals Around The World
Ice sculpting continues to intrigue and enchant people the world over. Indeed, the tripsology community are certainly amazed at the extreme skills, ingenuity and technicality implemented by sculptors to create enchanting and truly magical ice masterpieces. Celebrated around the world with a number of fantastic ice festivals, the ardent traveller can be treated to a number of spellbinding attractions – showcasing an extravaganza of enticing delights. Discover these outstanding travel destinations whilst travelling the world with tripsology!
Japan’s Sapporo Snow Festival attracts vast amounts of tourists each February to immerse themselves in an array of spectacular ice sculptures and Japanese culture. Featuring the likes of ice bars, historic sculptures, animals as well as iconic Japanese attractions, there is certainly an outstanding array of excellent sights to discover. The area also offers some amazing skiing at that time of year to compliment the majestic ice festival on offer.
Alternatively, choose to travel Belgium and visit The Snow and Ice Sculpture Festival Burges each November until early January to discover a fantasy world of ice and snow adventures. This year’s theme focuses upon Disney’s latest film ‘Frozen’ – where guests of all ages will be treated to an array of enticing delights.
Travel Fairbanks, Alaska and visit the Ice Alaska World Ice Championships 2014 from the 24th of February to the 30th of March to enjoy this highly contested event. With competitors from around the world showcasing a fantastic display of ice sculpting for much sought after prizes, a truly unforgettable time will be enjoyed.
However, perhaps the most renowned ice festival in the world and running from January until late February, China’s Harbin Ice Festival located in the North East Heilongjiang province serves an array of spellbinding ice sculptures, illuminated by fantastic lighting displays and modern technology. Otherwise known as The Ice City for its cold temperatures, Harbin offers a truly dazzling display of ice attractions that will immerse you in an extravaganza of breathtaking ice sculpture.
With that being said, don’t hesitate to travel the world with tripsology and discover a truly enchanting, unique and amazing array of ice festivals!