City of Fairbanks is known not only as the educational center of the state of Alaska, but even as a venue for the World Ice Art Championships for the manufacture of ice sculptures, as well as numerous exhibitions on the same topic.
This world largest ice sculpting championship â€œWorld Ice Artâ€ was started since 1988. During this time, a simple gathering of a few sculptors turned into a huge event lasting just over a month and with the participation of several dozen artists from around the world. Now, “The World Ice Art Championship” is most in demand. Artist/sculptors pick dealt solid block of ice, from which, during the 60 hours they need to create their masterpiece. You can get the detailed summary of the last championship here icealaska.com. Take a look at amazing sculptures made out of a single block of ice.