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SNOW CALL melted the hearts of people!

Posted 1/3/2018

THE COOLEST EVENT IN NORTHERN SCANDINAVIA

The brand new winter event – four day international snow sculpting contest Baltic Snow Call – was held in Nallikari Oulu, Finland on 21-25 February 2018. The participants were the top names of international snow artists, most representing the Baltic Sea region. Total of ten teams participated in the contest starting with 3x3x3 meter snow cubes.

Illuminated Snow Call Winter Art Park. Photo Visit Oulu, Harri Tarvainen.Illuminated Snow Call Winter Art Park. Photo Visit Oulu, Harri Tarvainen.

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Baltic Snow Call in Glopas – Hear snow artist stories about their work!

Posted 27/2/2018

Get this free app and listen what snow artists of BSC told about their sculptures!

You can do it while walking here at the Winter Art Park sculpture area or if it's not possible just there where you are, comfortably on the couch. Every team has told a small story behind their art work and it's recorded. How to get an app – read the rest of this post.

Also Team Sweden told about their impressive work "Nonnative".Also Team Sweden told about their impressive work "Nonnative".

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TOP 3 of the First BALTIC SNOW CALL contest!

Posted 26/2/2018

The first Baltic Snow Call – International Snow Sculpting Contest in Nallikari Oulu Finland is succesfully behind and we got the winners! Our Jury was working in Nallikari since Friday and they saw ready sculptures in color lights on Saturday night and also in the daylight Sunday morning. Who is the TOP 3 they have been chosen, check it out here.

TEAM RUSSIA: Svetlana Tutanova, Aleksei Moskalev, Mikhail Erushev won the very first Baltic Snow Call contest! Photo by Elisey Kuziakin.TEAM RUSSIA: Svetlana Tutanova, Aleksei Moskalev, Mikhail Erushev won the very first Baltic Snow Call contest! Photo by Elisey Kuziakin.

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Baltic Snow Call 2018 High-class Jury!

Posted 25/2/2018

Today is the Awards Ceremony day of the first annual Baltic Snow Call! Our Jury has been working here in Nallikari Oulu Finland since Friday. Last night they saw lightened sculptures in the night when our sculpture area turned to an amazing Winter Art Park in cooperaton with LUMO Light Festival Oulu. This morning they continued working also to see sculptures in daylight.

In the following we are introducing our Baltic Snow Call Jury 2018 lead by Juhani Lillberg from AISNG. Lillberg also acts as a patron of Baltic Snow Call.

BSC 2018 Jury: Antti Tenetz, Juhani Lillberg, Nina Heikkonen, Ricky Sandberg. 5th member of the jury Matti Vaskimo is missing from the picture! Photo Sami Hänninen.BSC 2018 Jury: Antti Tenetz, Juhani Lillberg, Nina Heikkonen, Ricky Sandberg. 5th member of the jury Matti Vaskimo is missing from the picture! Photo Sami Hänninen.

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Master of the Contest & Everything – Janne Andberg!

Posted 24/2/2018

TEAM BEHIND THE SCENE – BALTIC SNOW CALL ORGANISATOR’S INTRODUCTION

Baltic Snow Call proudly presents BSC Team arbitrary order: Finally it's his time!!!

Janne, he is just f****n' Master of everything. Innovate, powerful person head full of ideas. Maybe he has also a somekind of diagnose for creative things. He is also a snow sculptor – maybe one of the best known in Finland. He knows everybody in that business, has skills for snow sculpting and just a bit crazy as well.

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Cancellation & Happy endings – TEAM UNIVERSUM!

Posted 24/2/2018

Just two days before the start of the contest we received bad news from Team Lithuania – some of their members were unable to travel to Oulu and they couldn’t find new members in time. Of course we felt disappointed about it and sorry for them, but as usual, we decided to not to fall in despair. Let’s see what is to come!

Team Universum! Photo by Sami Hänninen.Team Universum! Photo by Sami Hänninen.

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Ms. Design Anna Koivukangas – PEACE, LOVE & SNOW SCULPTING!

Posted 19/2/2018

TEAM BEHIND THE SCENE – We will proudly present BSC Organisators arbitrary order.

Lovely Anna – she’s like a film star (altough she likes much more to be behind the camera)! She is our master of Design, Queen of marketing materials and an artist. Besides all that she is a mum of a teenage boy, secretary of Ikitalvi Union, a snow sculptor and part of the very fabulous Tuulispäät Snow Sculpting Team. And she won also FINNISH CHAMPIONSHIP this year with her team. What a lady!

But now take a take deeeeep breath before stepping into her world...

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MAKE AIR, NOT WAR! – Air Guitar World Championships

Posted 19/2/2018

The Air Guitar World Championships – once so absurd idea has bloomed into an international media event that attracts a wide international league of contestants, audience and media representatives to Oulu. It's not hard to find connections between ideologies of snow sculpting & playing air guitar but our cooperation with Air Guitar World Championships really went quite absurd:

We are excited to announce that 2012 AIR GUITAR WORLD CHAMP Justin "NORDIC THUNDER" Howard will perform at the Baltic Snow Call 2018 awards ceremony!!

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Mrs. Finance Sirpa Walter – There's no business like snow business!

Posted 14/2/2018

TEAM BEHIND THE SCENE – We will proudly present BSC Organisators arbitrary order.

In the following we are happy to introduce our Mrs. Finance Angel Sirpa! Let's find out what is her super power & special skill...

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CULTURE IS A VERB! Kulttuurivoimala – Culture Power Station

Posted 12/2/2018

Kulttuurivoimala – Culture Power Station is a community, environmental and media art center in Oulu. During the Baltic Snow Call you can't avoid their media team and cameras: They will document the whole event from every angle of view in cooperation with OSAO – Oulu Vacational College's media students – even from the bird perspective!

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Mr. Cool Operator Kalle Komulainen – The Man who has all the fun!

Posted 6/2/2018

TEAM BEHIND THE SCENE – We will proudly present BSC Organisators arbitrary order.

Let's continue with Kalle, the man who is playing with gadgets all the summers and winters! This man will never grow big (max 18 to get the license).

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Greetings from the ESIKOTO project´s voluntary team!

Posted 6/2/2018

ESIKOTO goes Baltic Snow Call! Greetings from the ESIKOTO project´s voluntary team! Baltic Snow Call is approaching at a cracking pace and we are excited to be part of the event!

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Ms. Marketing Ulla Anttila – On land, at the sea or in the air!

Posted 5/2/2018

TEAM BEHIND THE SCENE – We will proudly present BSC Organisators arbitrary order.

Let's start with Ulla who seems to be everywhere – on land, at the sea or in the air!

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OTP Travel's Snow Express operates to Baltic Snow Call!

Posted 4/2/2018

OPT Travel's Snow Express operates to Nallikari from the city centrum of Oulu during the weekend!

It is all about ice and snow! In addition of the Baltic Snow Call, Snow Express also serves the visitors of the Northern Lights Rally and Stadion Snow Cross Oulu events. Also great ice climbing contest Fin Ice 2018 will be at the same weekend in Oulu. Check the route map and timetables here and stay tuned for more detailed info of the event program.

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Crazy people need Crazy Station!

Posted 25/1/2018

Even though we don't take ourselves too seriously, as an event organizer we need street-credible clothes and stuff! Choosing the clothes can be... well, such an interesting process when every-one has their own opinion, favorite color and point-of-view. Luckily there's professionals like Crazy Station!

Hey Mrs CAT driver, let me in...

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