Belgium's snow and ice sculpture festival

More than 300,000 kg of ice was shipped in for sculptors to work on in special tents
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Ice sculptures are seen at the 5th annual Snow And Ice Festival with the theme of 'Ice Palace' opened last month in Bruges, Belgium (Getty Images)
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The 5th annual Snow And Ice Festival with the theme of 'Ice Palace' opened last month in Bruges, Belgium (Getty Images)
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Visiitors attend the 5th annual Snow And Ice Festival with the theme of 'Ice Palace' opened last month in Bruges, Belgium (Getty Images)
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35 international artists created the ice palace from snow and ice, which features an interactive experience where visitors are invited to seek the treasure of the Ice Queen (Getty Images)
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Visiitors attend the 5th annual Snow And Ice Festival with the theme of 'Ice Palace' opened last month in Bruges, Belgium (Getty Images)
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Visiitors attend the 5th annual Snow And Ice Festival with the theme of 'Ice Palace' opened last month in Bruges, Belgium (Getty Images)
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Ice sculptures are seen at the 5th annual Snow And Ice Festival with the theme of 'Ice Palace' opened last month in Bruges, Belgium(Getty Images)
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Ice sculptures are seen at the 5th annual Snow And Ice Festival with the theme of 'Ice Palace' opened last month in Bruges, Belgium(Getty Images)
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Ice sculptures are seen at the 5th annual Snow And Ice Festival with the theme of 'Ice Palace' opened last month in Bruges, Belgium(Getty Images)
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Ice sculptures are seen at the 5th annual Snow And Ice Festival with the theme of 'Ice Palace' opened last month in Bruges, Belgium(Getty Images)
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Ice sculptures are seen at the 5th annual Snow And Ice Festival with the theme of 'Ice Palace' opened last month in Bruges, Belgium(Getty Images)
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35 international artists created the ice palace from snow and ice, which features an interactive experience where visitors are invited to seek the treasure of the Ice Queen (Getty Images)
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Visiitors attend the 5th annual Snow And Ice Festival with the theme of 'Ice Palace' opened last month in Bruges, Belgium (Getty Images)
Tue 28 Dec 2010 10:37 AM