Winter Carnival: The winning national snow sculptures are…

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Photo: Cassandra Kerwin

Little did this Montreal team know that by the following afternoon their L’Oiseau de nuit sculpture would win the Artists Award in the national division at the International Snow Sculpting Competition

Snow sculptors from across Canada gathered at Place George-V for the national edition of the International Snow Sculpting Competition, traditionally held as part of the Quebec Winter Carnival. This year, six teams from Montreal, Quebec City, Beauce, Charny, the Eastern Townships and British Columbia competed. They started chopping huge chunks of snow from the giant blocks on Jan.