Thursday’s an open day, so here are the 4th and 5th place winners in the single block ice carving in the 2014 World Ice Art Championships:
4th Place Realistic was Fairy Tale, sculptors Junichi Nakamura and Hidenobu Ara, from Japan.
4th Place Abstract was Peaceful Flight, sculptors Stan Kolonko and Jerry Perun, from the United States.
5th place Realistic was Lunch, sculptors Tsagaan Munkh-Erdine and Enkherdene Ganbataar, from Mongolia. This piece also won Artists’ Choice in the Realistic category.
5th Place Abstract was Queen of the Forest, sculptors Igor Stepanov and Alexey Andeev, from Russia. That’s a mammoth she’s riding, by the way.