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Belgium’s Ice Magic puts Wolverine, Smurfs and more on ice


Captain America is back on ice — along with Spider-Man, Hulk, Asterix and many more at the Ice Magic Festival in Brussels, Belgium.

The exhibit spotlights many characters from around the world, including Belgium’s own Smurfs and Tintin. According to the festival’s website, ice sculptors spent three weeks and 420 tons of natural ice building the exhibit, which also includes an ice slide and bar. The pavilion its in is kept at minus 6°C, which is roughly 21° Fahrenheit.

You can see video from the exhibit, which ends Feb. 9, after the jump, and check out images from it here.

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You’ve become an ice sculpture Charlie Brown!

Not content with dominating the vast world merchandising, the Peanuts empire will now take on the competitive and ever-controversial ice sculpting arena, with a new exhibit that will open on Nov. 20 in Nashville, TN. Entitled ICE!, the exhibit will re-enact scenes from A Charlie Brown Christmas using 2 million pounds of ice carved by artisans from Harbin, China. No, I am not making any of this up.

The promo video is above. You can read the intro from the official press release, which I nicked from Daily Cartoonist, after the jump.

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