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Hyperborea 2016. Results

Jubilee XV contest of Snow and Ice sculptures took place in Petrozavodsk within the Hyperborea Winter festival. Participants from Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan competed in creating ice and snow figures. First sculpture was set near Petrozavodsk City Administration and became a greeting point  for Festival guests. It symbolizes Preobrazhenskaya church on Kizhi island and is dedicated to 50th jubilee of Kizhi Museum.

102 participants of the Snow and Ice sculptures contest created 35 masterpieces. The competition "Sneg.Com.Ru"  became the most mass on Hyperborea and  collected 56 family teams. More than 250 people worked on the creation of snowmen. Catch of the luckiest fisherman "Okushok of  Onego" amounted to 370 grams. The most modest – 40 grams. From large, but, unfortunately, not bottomless pot of Hyperborean fish soup tasted up to 1300 guests of the festival. The dish was so delicious that disappeared in less than 1 hour. In "Fire & Ice" carnival column marched 19 teams of creative young people – schoolchildren, students of colleges and University, representatives of sports and public organizations. The torchlight procession was attended by more than 1,000 people, including more than 150 volunteers, 50 cyclists and 40 cars. A grand fireworks "Fiery sky" thundered over the city more than 10 minutes, 1 530 volleys been launched to the sky. Magnificent fireworks effects has caused excitement and joy of the audience.