HUST Graduate Student Wins Success in 2014 “Russian Cup” Ice Sculpture Contest

byZhang Honglei, Yan Tingliang from

Translated by Yang Xin; edited by Chen Fuming

Time: 2014-12-2 16:44:01 Click:895

Our 2013 graduate student Pang Yu, on behalf of China, attended 2014 “Russian Cup” Ice Sculpture Competition from November 17 to November 22, 2014, and won the Mayor’s award in international group. He was directed by the dean of art school, Professor Lin Xuewei, and Miao Hong.

“Russian Cup” Ice Sculpture Competition is one of the most influential contests in Russia and throughout the world. The venue is in the city of Salekhard in Russia, the only city located on the Arctic Circle worldwide. The teams enrolled this competition came from 9 countries. By first appraising through posting sculpture design, the committee finally selected 12 teams from 6 countries to enter the final round. They were from China, Russia, Latvia, South Korea, France, Kazakhstan, etc. The works ofArctic Homeby our postgraduate Pang Yu finally won the Mayor’s award after 5 days’ fierce competition. Based on the life of endangered narwhal living in the Arctic Ocean seabed as the creation prototype, showing it with seabed, this work displays the overview of Arctic seabed life.

This competition received support from our graduate school and art school. Our students not only enhance their understanding of ice sculpture, but also improve their hands-on abilities. Pang Yu’s outstanding performance showed the talents to the world, and won the honor for China and our university.

Pang Yu and his works

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Honor certificate I

Honor certificate II

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