Norway's Ice Music Festival (HBO)



In mid-February, a group of international musicians got together in a small ski town in Norway to prepare for a concert. But instead of tuning their instruments and rehearsing in a warm, dry environment, they watched as sculptors shaped their instruments using chain saws and pickaxes in freezing cold weather. This was the start of Norway’s 12th annual Ice Music Festival — the world’s only gathering to celebrate the unpredictable melodies produced by instruments made out of ice.

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