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This majestic snow sculpture of Star Wars could only be in place … yes, in Japan

Yes, we know, with the amount of spectacular news of Japan will soon need to open a “Magnet Japan.” Today, thanks to a tweet from the account of Star Wars Spain, we have remembered one of the great events that are held every year in the city of Sapporo Snow Festival.

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The festival attracts more than two million visitors every year, will take place from 5 to 18 February, he can find various activities, but the most important is the snow sculpture exhibition, which in 2015 showed more than 200 precisely in this edition, it presented the most spectacular snow sculpture of Star Wars has been created.

3,500 tons of snow the dark side

This sculpture was a creation of the 11th Brigade SDF Land, which belongs to the Japanese army, for processing more than it took 3,500 tons of snow, seven bulldozers and a month of intense work to make the details of the sculpture.

The result was just wonderful because we were facing an imposing sculpture of 23 meters wide by 15 meters high, where the protagonist was Darth Vader, accompanied by a pair of TIE Fighters and three Stormtroopers. The respect of the public work immediately earned, plus the design was approved by Lucas Film Ltd., who used it to start with marketing campaigns related Episode VII: Rise of the Force.