Lancashire Times
Weekend Edition
Phil Hopkins
Arts & Travel Editor
9:00 AM 9th February 2021

Snow Use Pretending You’re A Sculptor!

Photo by Gvidas Petrėnas
Photo by Gvidas Petrėnas
Lithuanians don’t get heavy snowfall every winter, but when they do—they get really creative. After the country was hit by a snowstorm recently people were quick to start sculpting. Surprisingly, a 4-meter tall snowman was just the beginning of it all.
Photo by Darius Kaktavičius
Photo by Darius Kaktavičius
Giant octopuses, sharks, penguins, owls, and big-toothed seals emerged in the most unusual of places, including the fairy-tale-like Vilnius Old Town. A cute Minion holding a bouquet, a human-size teddy-bear, sitting comfortably with a barrel of honey, a Pikachu with a Pokémon ball, and other fantasy characters made it to the snowy collection as well.
Photo by Gvidas Petrėnas
Photo by Gvidas Petrėnas
One woman from Panevėžys City even built her dream car—a brand new ice Ferrari.
Here the national tourism agency has shard some ofthe most extraordinary creations:
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