Sapporo Snow Festival Opened in Japan
On Friday, February 5, a traditional Sapporo Snow Festival 2016 opened in Japan, Euronews writes. The organizers expect about 2 mln visitors for this year’s event, which lasts till February 18th.
It is reported that there are a total of 250 sculptures at the festival this year created from several tons of snow. Professional artists and designers carved various sculptures from them: from silhouettes of animation characters to copies of architectural structures.
It is the 67th Sapporo Snow Festival, which was established in 1950, and is considered one of the biggest snow festivals in the world.