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Ice on Whyte Winter Festival

Winter’s Back with a bang, it feels like a Canadian winter again.It started snowing on Saturday and the temperature dropped to -26 celsius. It’s dropping down to -30 tonight. and staying til Wednsady . ironic, by the end of the week, hopefully when it goes up to -20 we will be saying we are having a heat wave. ha, all is relative!On the weekend I attended “Ice on Whyte” an exhibition of ice and snow sculptures with guest artists from China.Ice on Whyte is partnering with the Province of Alberta to present a celebration of the 30th anniversary of the twinning of the provinces of Alberta and Heilongjiang, China, so there are exhibits at the legislature grounds as well.  There are tents with live music inside.So I enjoyed the artistry and I hope you enjoy the photos .Click on them to enlarge.

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5 responses

  1. Oh, these are great, Jane I love dragons and these sculptures are amazing. Great photos!

    January 19, 2012 at 6:40 am

    • January 19, 2012 at 9:15 am

    • Thanks Katie, I just wish that I could give the sculptors their due.

      January 28, 2012 at 12:21 am

  2. Wow these are great Jane…I love the different colored light you have captured here!!!

    January 26, 2012 at 8:12 am

    • Thanks David,it was amazing how the spotlights could change the character of the sculptures with the change of colour.

      January 28, 2012 at 12:24 am

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