Winterlude 2011

Posted by Suteisi ♥ at 10:00 AM
Winterlude is currently on in Ottawa. It's a big snow festival that happens every year between January and February. It lasts for about 3 weeks and has tons of events, activities, you name it!

One of my favorite part (#1 favorite is skating on the Rideau Canal, looove~) is the ice sculpting competition. Sculptors from around the world gather to compete into making the coolest sculptors out of giant ice cubes.

I went out at night because it looks 10 times cooler with the colorful spot lights.

My favorite one of the bunch. If you can't see very well, it's 2 kids dressed up with boxes and pots and pans, with their reflections / shadows in the back as warrior and dragon in battle!

And of course, Winterlude is not Winterlude, without a BEAVER TAIL!

Chocolate hazelnut. Yummy~

Is there a winter festival in your city?
Have you ever seen ice sculptors live?
Which one is your favorite?


Caroline Josephine on February 13, 2011 at 9:46 PM said...

Wow! Beautiful!

Hmmmm, no winter festival here :( It only recently snowed for the first time a few days ago! It's supposed to snow tonight... but I don't think it will happen.

Melody on February 14, 2011 at 10:41 AM said...

*O* They look so pretttyyyyyy!!
We have no winter festival in Aus lol. Cos pretty much, we don't have snow or ice or anything. :( Just horrible wet and cold days ughh!!


Pop Champagne on February 14, 2011 at 1:56 PM said...

the sculptures always looked so nice at winterlude. I haven't gone yet but planning to soon!

karisuma gyaru on February 15, 2011 at 3:41 AM said...

queues de castor!! omg... stop showing me food from home that i MISS!! >_<

awesome photos. looks a lot like the sculptures at yuki-matsuri in sapporo! i didn't know ontario had a big winter festival too...

Saving Capulet on February 15, 2011 at 8:13 PM said...

and have a lovely day! <3

Pop Champagne on February 16, 2011 at 1:04 PM said...

btw I am going to see it this weekend, hopefully it doesn't melt at +6!

Anonymous said...

Gorgeous! This is absolutely amazing and looks like lots of fun!


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