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An exhibition of space ice sculptures - Kosmoled
« on: December 30, 2010, 05:50:50 AM »
The Memorial Museum of Astronautics park opens festival of ice sculptures. 70 tracks combined space theme - in 2011, marking the 50 anniversary of the first manned space flight, has been declared the Year of Russia in space exploration. Name of the festival, which runs from Dec. 28 until Feb. 28, a fitting - "Unexplored worlds."

Ice figure VVC created by sculptors from Germany, Norway, Poland, Switzerland, USA, Finland, Ukraine, Uzbekistan and Russian cities - Arkhangelsk, Moscow, St. Petersburg, Ekaterinburg, Izhevsk, Surgut.

By the very uncharted worlds here could be considered only space, coined kinofantasists, - the inhabitants of the planet Pandora, Solaris and characters of Star Wars. " Reusable spaceship Buran ice, the original of which many had the good fortune to visit in the past in a park and rest. Bitter, very similar to themselves. As a five-meter rocket Soyuz. Even easier to spot in a ten-ice stele copy of the spaceship "Vostok", where Yuri Gagarin flew into space. This is the highest snow-ice composition, founded in Russia in the last eight years - the main object of attraction of the park ice sculptures, but not its only virtue.

Kids, marveled at the giant rush to the hills - they, of course, like ice. Many happy bypass around a flying saucer, which reaches a diameter of ten meters. And adults, walking between the "Buran" and "East", pay attention to the frost-hardened figure of Astronauts and trying to catch in their transparent faces familiar features.

With every passing day, the winter ice sculptures number in Moscow is growing. In addition to the park at VVC ice structure on the space theme, guests will see the the sculptures in Izmailovo Park. Citizens who prefer to go to Sokolniki, fall into the Snow City, where an area of six thousand square meters of ice and snow scenery recreated the cartoon "Ice Age". Here you can admire the heroes of Russian fairy tales and folklore, and also go to the icy mountains.