The Fifth Bear Festival in Ilomantsi between 16 and 18 August 2018
The theme of the fifth Bear Festival is Wild Nature. The 2018 Bear Festival will feature two Bear Sculpting Championship competitions.
The Bear Sculpting Championships
will be held on Thursday and Friday, 16 and 17 August 2018. On Thursday, the competition runs from 12am until 6pm, and on Friday, from 9am until 5pm. Registration for competition is open between 1 March and 15 May 2018. A maximum of 20 sculptors will be entered in the competition in the order of the receipt of applications and calls by the organizers.
The Speed Sculpting Competition
will be held on Saturday, 18 August 2018. The event will begin by preparing the block of timber on 11am, and the competition runs from 11.30am until 1pm. Registration for competition is open between 1 March and 15 May 2018. A maximum of 25 sculptors will be entered in the competition in the order of the receipt of applications. If there are places left, sculptors can enter the competition at the Bear Festival competition office on the day of the competition, Saturday, 18 August 2018 from 8-10am.
The registration form
is below. Fill each question of the form, and finally click “LATAA” to submit your registration.