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2011-05-30 08:29:00

NEW YORK, May 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110530/PH10742 ) WHO: Professional sand sculptures Rusty Croft, Kirk Rademaker, Sue McGrew, Andy Gertler, Matt Long, Morgan Rudluff from Travel Channel's new show SAND MASTERS, and members from of our military forces WHY: In honor of the 100th anniversary of naval aviation, the SAND MASTERS created a work of art made from 60 tons of sand mixed with lots of water and ingenuity. WHAT: Members of the...

2011-01-12 08:03:00

BRECKENRIDGE, Colo., Jan. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Experience the creation and exhibition of snow art when the International Snow Sculpture Championships returns to Breckenridge, Colo. Jan. 25 - Feb. 6, 2011. For the 21st annual event, sixteen teams from around the globe have been invited to compete from nine countries including Australia, Austria, Canada (three teams), China, Germany, Mexico, the Netherlands, Sweden and the United States. U.S. teams invited include Alaska, Colorado...

2011-01-11 14:37:00

POMONA, N.Y., Jan. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Four world-class ice sculptors from the tri-state area will be showcasing their skills at the Fifth Annual Knickerbocker Ice Festival 2011 (www.knickerbockericefestival.com) being held at Rockland Lake State Park on January 29th and 30th. Fans will be able to vote for their favorite sculpture and a trophy will be awarded to winner of the friendly competition. The four ice-carving invitational participants include: Earl Covington (Ice Art;...

2011-01-07 10:00:00

BRUGES, Belgium, January 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The internationally-renowned Ice Sculpture Festival will be open to the public in Bruges until Sunday, 16 January 2011. But this does not mean the end - because this treasure-trove of magical ice art is being offered for sale in its entirety to other potential partners and city administrations around the world. This is the very first time that these ice masterpieces will not be melted down at the end of the festival, but will be given a...

2010-06-17 01:58:00

BLANKENBERGE, Belgium, June 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- This year, the Sand sculpture festival in Blankenberge is featuring its longest sculpture promenade ever. After achieving the European height record in Zeebrugge in 1998, the festival is now vying for the world record. The length of 841,80 metres was taken and it is enough to become the longest sand sculpture festival in the world, good for a more than a two-hour walk. The organisation is currently waiting for official publication in...

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2010-05-12 09:55:00

Archaeologists have disproved the fifty-year-old theory underpinning our understanding of how the famous stone statues were moved around Easter Island. Fieldwork led by researchers at University College London and The University of Manchester, has shown the remote Pacific island's ancient road system was primarily ceremonial and not solely built for transportation of the figures. A complex network of roads up to 800-years-old crisscross the Island between the hat and statue quarries and the...

2010-01-25 08:15:00

FRANKENMUTH, Mich., Jan. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Get ready to be dazzled when Zehnder's Snowfest 2010 returns to the Bavarian town of Frankenmuth on Wednesday, January 27. The 19th annual event runs through February 1. Championship snow and ice sculpture teams along with competitions and exhibitions from high school to college students will make Frankenmuth the coolest gallery of winter art in Michigan. There will be plenty of entertainment and activities including fireworks on Saturday evening...

2010-01-20 13:08:00

CHICAGO, Jan. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Some people hibernate during winter; others defy the cold and party. For the latter group, the travel professionals at The GO Group, the world's largest airport transportation company, have scoured GO-serviced cities for the country's best winter bashes. Whether you're a local or flying in from far away, The GO Group promises these experiences will warm your heart (even if the rest of your body remains a little chilly.) Snow Days of Chicago -- Sled dog...

2010-01-08 12:42:00

BRECKENRIDGE, Colo., Jan. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Experience the visual wonderment of the creation and exhibition of snow art. The Budweiser International Snow Sculpture Championships return to Breckenridge for the 20th year from January 26-31, 2010. Thirteen teams from around the globe have been invited to compete from seven countries including Canada (two teams), China, Czech Republic, Lithuania, Mexico, Russia and the USA. The United States teams invited include Alaska, Colorado...

2009-12-01 10:00:00

PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Eastern State Penitentiary will kick off the 2009 Winter Adventure Tour season with an ice sculpting performance by local company Fear No Ice on Thursday, December 10 at 11 am. Peter Slavin, one of the owners of Fear No Ice, will carve a 7 foot, 1200 pound ice sculpture incorporating iconic images of Eastern State Penitentiary and its famous inmates. Eastern State Penitentiary is beautiful in the stark, cold months of winter. But as striking as the...


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abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
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