Tatra Ice Master

Location: Prešovský kraj, okres Poprad, Vysoké Tatry

GPS: N49°9'31'' E20°13'29''

Venue: Hrebienok

Date: 1/12/2018 - 1/14/2018

Event type: Carnival, exhibition, TOP Event, event for children, event for youth, workshop

From January 12th, there will be the sixth unofficial ice statue carving world championship at Hrebienok – the Tatry Ice Master. Competitors from 10 countries will show their artistry in of ice carving. They will be changing tonnes of ice to masterpieces of work during three days turning the site into a real Kingdom of Ice.

This year, two topics are waiting for the artists - "The Country I Come From" and "Flora and Fauna of the World". These will be evaluated one by one every evening. A manifold additional programme is prepared for visitors for all three days as well. Grand Ice Show with Fire effects will be performed on Saturday and Sunday.


Friday, January 12th
08:30 - 17:00 Free Choice works (3D design), a non-competition day
17:00 - 17:15 Presentation of teams
17:15 - 18:00 Jana Kirschner performance
Saturday, January 13th
08:30 - 17:00 Working on The Country I Come From theme (3D design)
16:45 - 17:30 King Shaolin performance
17:30 - 17:45 Evaluation of Saturday creations
17:45 - 18:00 Fire and Ice show
Sunday, January 14th
08:30 - 17:00 Working on Flora and Fauna of the World theme (3D design)
17:30 - 17:45 Evaluation of Sunday creations
17:45 - 18:00 Fire and Ice show

Once ice sculptors finish their works, freezing beauty will offer a colourful spectacle of ice sculptures illuminated by varicoloured lights until the weather would allow.

Enjoy a weekend of ice beauty, good music, delicious food and drinks and a grandiose ice-fire show at the end. Come to visit a unique ice sculpturing championships in the High Tatras. Take a funicular to get to the ice kingdom and enjoy a 3-km long sledge track from Hrebienok down to Starý Smokovec.

Tatry Ice Master is a 3-day international competition in ice carving, which is realized at Hrebienok in High Tatras since 2013. There are the best sculptors from around the world present here. Also this is the reason why this event is considered to be a non-official ice sculpting world championships.

This event is supported by National Tourism Portal slovakia.travel

Web: Tatry Mountain Resorts