Yesterday on eYakutia.com — English Yakutia facebook page (so, please, follow us on it as well) I have already broken the news about our Yakutian ice sculptors’ victory in the 2011 ice carving competition at “Ice on Whyte” Ice Sculpture Festival in Edmonton, Alberta/Canada. Now I am going to repeat it again: Woo hoo! Artists of Yakutia, Fedor Makarov and Alexei Andreev, won the ice sculptures competition in Canada! So proud of our fellows!

Guess, who Russia’s best ice sculptor is at the moment. Right you are. Alexander Shadrin from Yakutia. On the Russian Christmas Eve, the Yakut artist was recognized and declared the winner of the Russian ice sculpture tournament consisted of three stages held in Murmansk, St. Petersburg and Moscow. Mr. Shadrin earned the Grand Prix and the right to design and make ice sculptures for 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi. Alexander Shadrin participated in all three stages of the tournament in Murmansk, St. Petersburg and Moscow. At each place,…

Happy New Year! Let everything be perfect in your life! Wish you strong health, happiness, everlasting love and great luck in 2011! Friends, thank you for staying with us in 2010. Let’s do the same in 2011. Btw, I was born in the Year of the Rabbit. Hope the New Year will bring a lot of good special things to my life, this blog and you! Have great fun in holidays! Be cool! PS. Meanwhile, take a look at pictures of ice sculptures installed on Lenin Square in…

The Atlasovs are so creative and successful. They can construct any outdoor tourist complex wherever they wish. This time they decided to make a sort of ice sculptures town right there, where Yakutsk celebrates Ysyakh in summer. In the area of Ys Khatyn. They did it in the beginning of March. The place became popular at once. March is the month coming after the extremely cold winter. Time for people to get out of buildings and enjoy warm weather, like -20C — 25C, and the period to drive…