Every year, the Vivid Light, Music and Ideas Festival held at Sydney's Opera House transforms the already beautiful city into an even more spectacular canvas of light and music. The event, which this year takes place from May 25th - June 11th, is known for attracting the world's best performers, as well as, leading global intellectuals.
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Now in its 26th year, China's annual Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival, is one of the largest and most popular festival of its kind in the world. Held in Harbin, the capital of the Heilongjiang Province in Northeast China, the annual event attracts thousands of visitors each year, despite arctic-like temperatures.
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Stolen into Slavery is the powerful, true story of Solomon Northup, a free black man from New York who was kidnapped and sold into bondage where he worked for 12 years as a slave. Now an Oscar-winning film, Stolen into Slavery is an adaptation of Northup’s autobiography for younger readers. National Geographic has created a 12 page discussion guide for talking to young readers about this book.
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On Wednesday, a thousand little people were seen melting away in the sweltering heat at Berlin's Gendarmenmarkt Square - and there was no saving them, because these little guys were sculptures made out of ice by Brazilian artist, Nele Azevedo.
What do you have in your yard? Some plants and outdoor furniture, perhaps? Add metal junk-based, homemade sculptures and you've got yourself Don Carlson and his wife Melissa Kane's porch in Richmond, California. And these are not just garden props - But crafty creations serve a purpose, from delicious barbecuing to innovative decor.
All sculptors have a favorite medium they like to work with. Some like marble, others bronze - for Chris Gilmour, it is the humble cardboard........and glue. For that's all he uses to build amazing sculptures irrespective of whether they are life-size or small replicas
Harrison Hot Springs in British Columbia, Canada is world-renowned for its 'World Championship Sand Sculpting Competition', held annually for the last 19 years. Three years ago, they introduced a second competition, 'The Tournament of Champions', where only winners of the past World Championships can compete.