From 23th of december 2017 untill 4th of March 2018 there will be the international ice sculpture festival. Enjoy all the amazing frozen art at Dutch Ice Sculpture Festival. Take a journey through a frozen world and view over 100 ice and snow sculptures made by the world’s best ice artists. The 3,000 square metre hall is chilled to -10 degrees celsius so you’ll need to dress warmly! It’s a family-friendly festival with special activities for the little ones such as a slide carved from ice. Extremely popular, the festival is expecting 150,000 visitors.
More than 40 of the best ice-cream carvers in the world come to the Netherlands in November to show their skills. The artists from 16 different countries create breathtaking snow and ice sculptures and imposing theme worlds in a matter of weeks.
The theme for the Dutch Ice Sculptures Festival 2017-2018 is: “World famous stories”. The world-famous stories that are often filmed are depicted in glistening snow and crystal clear ice. In combination with ‘special effects’, ice images of up to 6 meters high, with more than 275,000 kilos of ice, 275,000 kilos of snow and a temperature of -10 ° C, are brought to life.