Bear and Cub – The Bear Festival in Ilomantsi between 13 and 15 August 2021
The registration deadline is 11 April 2021.
The theme of the Bear Festival is Bear and Cub. The 2021 Bear Festival will feature two Bear Sculpting competitions.
The Bear Sculpting Championships
will be held on Friday and Saturday, 13 and 14 August 2021. On Friday, the competition runs from 12am until 7pm, and on Saturday, from 9am until 4pm. A maximum of 40 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 at the Bear Arena in Katri Vala Cultural Centre on Sunday 15 August 2021 from 11 am – 12 pm. The competitors will be allowed to cut and debark their block of timber before the competition, between 10:30 and 11 am. A maximum of 30 sculptors will be entered in the competition in the order of the receipt of applications. If there are any places left, sculptors can enter in the competition in the festival tent on Ilomantsi from 8.30–10.30 am on Friday, 13 August 2021.
The registration form is below. Fill each question of the form, and finally click “LÄHETÄ/SUBMIT” to submit your registration.