Saturday, 21 January 2012

Beelden Festival Zwolle 2011

Welkom in de Wondere Wereld van Sneeuw en Ijs!

Welcome to the Wonderful World of Snow and Ice!

We went last Saturday to the Beelden Festival 2011 (Ice Sculptures Festival 2011) in ZwolleA great tip from Aledys! :-) Thank you, my dear! We loved it!

An exhibition of sea related historical and mythical figures sculpted on ice...
I didn't photograph all the sculptures (numbers 4, 18, 20). Once in a while I had to keep my hands in the pockets. It was really cold (-8℃)!!

1. Onderwaterscene / Underwater scene


From Zwolle - 2012

2. 20.000 mijlen onder de zee

From Zwolle - 2012



From Zwolle - 2012


From Zwolle - 2012

5. Odysseus

From Zwolle - 2012

6. Andromeda

From Zwolle - 2012
7. Sinbad de Zeeman

From Zwolle - 2012

8. Gulliver

From Zwolle - 2012

From Zwolle - 2012

9. Leif Ericson
From Zwolle - 2012

11. Het behuyden huys

From Zwolle - 2012

12. Walvisvaart / Moby-Dick

From Zwolle - 2012

13. Michiel de Ruyter

From Zwolle - 2012

15. Scheepswiel

From Zwolle - 2012

16. Piraten


From Zwolle - 2012

17. De Glijbaan / Playground slide


From Zwolle - 2012

19. Zeemonsters / Hydra
We enjoyed this exhibition very much! 
You can visit it until January, 29.  You'll find all the information here. Have fun!

8 comments:

DutchMonki said...

Thank you for sharing! These are really great sculptures!

DutchMonki said...

btw- your title has 2011 in it. Just thought I'd let you know. Should it be 2012?

Margarida Elias said...

Gostei especialmente do Odysseus e do Dragão. Mas é tudo um espectáculo! Bjs!

Presépio no Canal said...

Hi, Dutch Monki!
Thank you for your visit and comment! :-)
The festival has begun December, 3 :-) Now that you mention it, I think I should write it in the post. :-)
http://www.ijsbeelden.org/

Ola Margarida,
Tambem foram os meus preferidos. :-)
Beijinhos! :-)

ana said...

Adorei. São fantásticas estas esculturas e também têm um sabor especial porque são efémeras.
Beijinhos! :)

Presépio no Canal said...

Ola Ana :-)

Tambem eu :-)) Quero la voltar para o ano! :-))

Beijinhos! :-)

Aledys Ver said...

Glad you enjoyed it, Sandra. Great pictures, as always!

Presépio no Canal said...

:-) :-) Thanks!! :-)