ICE CARVING WORKSHOP

March 9, 2015

LONG JOHN JAMBOREE ANNOUNCES ICE CARVING WORKSHOP

The Long John Jamboree and De Beers Inspired Ice, with the support of the NWT Arts Council, are pleased to invite interested northern artists to participate in an ice carvers skill-sharing workshop on March 23 and 24 in Yellowknife.

Certified Ice Carving experts Ken Diederich (Executive Director of the National Ice Carving Association), Chad Hartson (http://www.icecreations.net), and Ikuo Kanbayashi (President of the Canadian Ice Carvers Society) will be in town in advance of De Beers Inspired Ice: NWT Ice Carving Championships, to conduct the workshops.

Registration is free, but limited to 25 participants. The workshop will be held Monday afternoon and all day Tuesday. A detailed program will be published next week.

Preference will be offered to carvers who have registered in De Beers Inspired Ice: NWT Ice Carving Championships this year, or in previous years.

Artists’ tools are welcome but not required. Meals and refreshments are NOT included. Bring your own coffee!

To register, please email icecarving@longjohnjamboree.ca.

 

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For more information, contact Keith MacNeill  |  Coordinator, DeBeers Inspired Ice: NWT Ice Carving Championships

867-446-0554 |  icecarving@longjohnjamboree.ca

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