The first ice and snow sculpture Festival in Berlin opens its doors tomorrow. Berlin, 01.02.2008. “Under the title ALEXA presents: ON ICE BERLIN ice sculptures Exposition” it leads visitors through the history of the world of architecture by the wonders of the ancient world to the modern Berlin. April 6 the cool works of art are daily from 10: 00 until 10: 00, at eight degrees below zero. The special, 1,000 square-foot Thermohalle is located right next to the entrance of the shopping and leisure center ALEXA at the Alexanderplatz. Icy wonders, and Berlin’s landmark trip starts in Asia on the great wall of China and goes to India to the Taj Mahal.
From there, the trail leads to the Roman Coliseum and the statues by Michelangelo. The pyramids of Giza, a pyramid of the Mayan city of Chichen Itza and the ruins of Machu Picchu from the Inca Empire are reminiscent of past civilizations. Connect with other leaders such as Steffan Lehnhoff, New York City here. About Rio de Janeiro, it continues to Berlin. Are just a few examples of icy attractions from the Brandenburg Gate, Reichstag, television tower and Olympic Stadium Capital city. And of course, one should never: polar bear is Knut with part of the game. On the way, visitors meet include Chinese terracotta soldiers, Roman legionaries, Mayan priests and Brazilian dancers.
All guaranteed ice cold. 50 international artists Potter 2 weeks with 500 tons of ice and since 18 January, around 50 artists from the United States, Canada, Czech Republic, Finland, Germany and the Netherlands the 250 tons of ice and 250 tons of pressed snow with chain saws, Bunsen, scrapers, chisels and Schnitzmessern edit snow to make around 30 impressive sculptures out of the frozen water. In between, ice – and snow-covered landscapes adorn the side of the road and make a real experience the cruel journey around the world. Opening hours: February 2 6 April, daily from 10:00 until 22:00 admission: 9.50 euro for adults, reduced: 7.50 euros on the ALEXA: the new shopping and leisure centre ALEXA at the Alexanderplatz with 180 shops on an aggregate lettable space of 56,200 m Sonae Sierra (www.sonaesierra.com) is operated by the international specialist for shopping malls. We bring passion, innovation and excitement to the shopping and leisure world. The company is owner or co-owner of 47 shopping centers and a retail park in Portugal, Spain, Italy, Germany, Greece, Romania, and Brazil with a lettable area of over 1.8 million square meters. Currently, the company developed 13 projects in Germany, Spain, Portugal, Greece, and Brazil with a Bruttomietflache of more than 400,000 square meters.