Feb 092015

WORD ON ART SCENE: A team of Thai sculptors is celebrating their sixth win at the 42nd annual International Snow Sculpture Contest 2015 in Sapporo, Japan, after winning over the judges with a sculpture titled “The Ubiquitous Tuk-Tuk”.

Snow carving

The Thai team craft their tuk tuk

The Thai trio beat 11 other teams from around the world, mostly from colder regions.

The team created the 3-metre-high snowtuk tuk to represent a legacy of Thailand recognized throughout the world.

Ith e artists’ own words: “The TUK-TUK is the symbol of Thai ingenuity and artistry.  It is one of the most popular transports for tourists to experience joy and fun. TUK-TUK is not only transporting passengers around town, but also carrying Thai legacy throughout the world as well.”