Massive and impressively detailed Star Wars ice sculptures made by the Japanese Army

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The Sapporo Snow Festival is known for attracting more than 2 million visitors every year. And, this time around the annual event kick started its grand proceedings by showcasing these mammoth ice sculptures inspired by the one-and-only Star Wars universe. Created by 11th Brigade of the Ground Self-Defense Forces of the Japanese Army, the entire array of sculptures (comprising of Darth Vader, Storm Troopers and the Death Star) boasts of 23 m (76 ft) width and 15 m (49 ft) height. This gargantuan volume with immaculate precision was created by displacing at least 3,500 tons of snow mass.

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Massive and impressively detailed Star Wars ice sculptures made by the Japanese Army

The Sapporo Snow Festival is known for attracting more than 2 million visitors every year. And, this time around the annual event kick started its grand proceedings by showcasing these mammoth ice sculptures inspired by the one-and-only Star Wars universe. Created by 11th Brigade of the Ground Self-Defense Forces of the Japanese Army, the entire array of sculptures (comprising of Darth Vader, Storm Troopers and the Death Star) boasts of 23 m (76 ft) width and 15 m (49 ft) height. This gargantuan volume with immaculate precision was created by displacing at least 3,500 tons of snow mass.

Image Credit: meitim

Image Credit: meitim

Image Credit:Asako

Image Credit:Asako

Image Credit:saadahz

Image Credit:saadahz

Image Credit: yusukemakino0421

Image Credit: yusukemakino0421

Image Credit: La Nacion

Image Credit: La Nacion

Image Credit: la_negra_les

Image Credit: la_negra_les

Image Credit: takeoi

Image Credit: takeoi

Image Credit: Alternative Mindz

Image Credit: Alternative Mindz

Via: Neatorama

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