Russian Association
of snow, ice and sand sculptors

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Cultural center


          was opened in 1986. It's the founder and the organizer of International Ice and Snow Sculpture Contests, as well as the author of a new trend - commercial interior and exterior ice and sand sculptures in Russia. 

 Чернышев Виктор Павлович          Victor Chernyshev, a permanent head of the Center, has been promoting the art of ice and snow, and from 1994 - sand sculptures in Russia. 

            Throughout these years the Center has achieved a number of considerable results.  Over 20 Russian cities now have annual snow and ice contests, and over 10 - sand festivals.  An ice advertising of product samples, trademarks and logos has become the most popular.   Major presentations, weddings, anniversaries and other festive occasions now do not go without ice sculptures.  Our carvers represented Russia in the U.S., Canada, Great Britain, Belgium, the Netherlands, Spain, Italy, Jordan, Ukraine, France, Germany, Finland, Sweeden, Switzerland and Japan. 


 Низкотемпературный транспорт           The Cultural Center "Vjugovey" nowadays - is a company with its own production base, refirigerators for all-year-round production of cristally clear and mat ice blocks and ice sculptures,     low-temperature transport for ice sculpture deliveries,  creation of fixed and expendable sculpture stands,  and means for light, music and pyrotechniс accompaniment.Лебеди



The technical equipment of the Center enables artists and designers to work out the sketches of the sculptures and compositions with the help of the latest computers programmes:  3dmax, Corel, Photoshop, etc.  

 Работа над скульптурой            Throughout these years over 150 sculptors have been trained in "Vjugovey" Center  to work with ice, snow and sand, many of them are now working abroad, some are in Russia, over  50 carvers are working for the "Vjugovey" Cultural Center .

              In 1996, during the Russian Ice and Snow Championship, a Public Non-Commercial Organization - "Association of Ice, Snow and Sand Sculptors" -  was formed at the joint meeting of sculptors - participants of the Championship.   Victor P. Chernyshev, the Director General of the OOO "Vjugovey" was elected as Chairman of the association.

              Our major clients are: Administration of the President of the Russian Federation, Moscow Mayor's Office (City Council), London's City Hall, Embassies of France, Korea, Bangladesh, Departments of Culture of Anapa, Nizhny Novgorod, Perm,  Samara, St. Petersburg, Surgut, Yakutsk, advertising agencies of Kazan, Novgorod, Rostov-on-Don. We are working with Coca-Cola, Ingosstrakh, Kodak, De Beers, Pepsi, Scania, Finnair, Gazprom and many others.

              Ice sculptures were carved for: the King of Jordan, Sylvester Stallone,  Russian singers - Alla Pugacheva, Irina Ponarovskaya, Lev Leschenko, Vladimir Vinokur, Laima Vaikule, Nikolay Baskov, Murat Nasyrov, Anita Tsoi, pop-groups "Na-Na", "Doctor Watson", the Theater Director Yuri Lyubimov (The Taganka Theater ), Russian trainer Valery Gazzaev, vice-speaker of Russian State Duma and famous polar researcher Arthur Chilingarov. We decorated the festive receptions given by the President of Russian Federation and Mayor of Moscow, World Scating and Figure Scating Championships, "Nika" Cinema Awards ceremony, "Miss Russia" contest and many other events. 

 В.В. Жириновский           The following Russian prominent figures - Vladimir Shainsky, Sergei Berezin, Larisa Golubkina, Igor Bril', Ilona Bronevitskaya,  Nikolay Rastorguev, NiKas Safronov, Vladimir Zhirinovsky, Ramazan Abdulatipov, Georgy Grechko, Victor Gorbatko and many others  -  tried to carve snow, ice and sand sculptures.  

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Among the partners of "Vjugovey" Cultural Center are: Finnish Association  "Suomen Latu", Belgium conpany  «Sculpta», Canadian Association of sand sculptors "Harrison Hot Springs".

            At this web-site we have the pictures of the sculptures, carved only by the carvers of the Center and the events, organized by the "Vjugovey" cultural Center and "Association of Ice, Snow and Sand Sculptors" only. 

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