Snow sculpture contest is a famous winter event held throughout Okuhida-Onsengo.
Each year several dozen splendid works of snow and ice are displayed along the streets of the hot spring town.
You can see many sculptures of various subjects, such as the zodiac animal of the year and recently popular characters.

Period : From Feb. 3 ,2017 to Feb. 12 ,2017 (10 days from the 1st Friday of February)
Event hours : Nighttime illumination is until 21:00.
Venue : Around Okuhida-Onsengo area.
List of participants in the 19th Okuhida Snow Sculpture Contest, 2016 (with map)

 

When the snow sculpture contest is opened, you can vote for your favorite sculpture at the following website from 3rd Feb. ,2017
Voters will enter a lottery to receive an original gift.
Oku-Hida Winter’s Tale Snow Sculpture Contest

Join in the Internet voting to win a special gift from Okuhida-Onsengo.