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.

Fairy Tale

Fairy Tale

4th Place Abstract was Peaceful Flight, sculptors Stan Kolonko and Jerry Perun, from the United States.

Peaceful Flight

Peaceful Flight

5th place Realistic was Lunch, sculptors Tsagaan Munkh-Erdine and Enkherdene Ganbataar, from Mongolia. This piece also won Artists’ Choice in the Realistic category.

Lunch

Lunch

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.

Queen of the Forest

Queen of the Forest

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