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International Snow Sculpting Competition JAPAN CUP in NAYORO

なよろ国際雪像彫刻大会ジャパンカップ

High quality snow sculptures created by sculptors from around the world.

Events, Sights, Winter

Nayoro City, the land that endures harsh winters during which the outside temperature can drop as low as 30℃ below zero. Nayoro hosts a great winter event called, Nayoro Snow Festival and for the festival’s main feature, International Snow Sculpting Competition JAPAN CUP in NAYORO, sculptors from Japan and abroad, forming teams of three, battle to win the first place through producing high quality snow sculptures.

The completed snow sculptures are shown to the public during a festival held in mid-February and at night the works of art are beautifully lit up. The festival site is filled with a magical atmosphere.