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Thailand wins ice sculpture contest again


Thailand has again won the grand prize at the 46th International Snow Sculpture contest in Sapporo, Japan, this time with an ice sculpture depicting Siamese fighting fish.

Thailand wins ice sculpture contest again

Earlier this week the fish was approved by the Cabinet to become Thailand’s national aquatic animal. 

The Thai ice sculptors, Kusol Bunkobsongserm, Amnauysak Srisuk and Kritsana Wongtes, competed with teams from China, Macau, South Korea, Hawaii, Indonesia, Poland, Singapore and Finland in the annual four-day contest.

Thailand wins ice sculpture contest again
It was the eighth top award for Thailand since the first victory in 2000. It is the 22nd year of Thai participation since 1991 in one of Japan’s most popular winter events, visited by over 2 million tourists.

Thailand wins ice sculpture contest again

Thailand wins ice sculpture contest again

Thailand wins ice sculpture contest again

Published : February 07, 2019

By : The Nation