International Snow-Art-Festival Kunstwege | Vias d'art Pontresina 2021
Bella Figura

Kunstwege | Vias d'art Pontresina 2021
International Snow-Art-Festival


On December 17, 2021, the 6th International Festival of Snow Art opened in Pontresina. Teams from Canada, the USA, France, Russia, Denmark, Mexico, Spain and Switzerland present their mighty works of art made of snow on the Via Maistra. The theme for this event is "BELLA FIGURA". Over 15 tons of snow were moved and worked on. The exhibition lasts until mid-February. The exhibition organizers of Pontresina Cultura have succeeded in bringing a selection of the best teams to Pontresina to realize another significant art project in the urban space.

Kunstwege | Vias d'art Pontresina 2021
International Snow-Art-Festival

Kunstwege | Vias d'art Pontresina is a unique and ambitious festival of art on snow - in a breathtaking setting. The event only takes place every three years. A visit to the Kunstwege takes you to the lively village of Pontresina in the Upper Engadine. This winter, the Via Maistra will host snow objects on the theme "Bella Figura". The best snow art teams in the world create a dream of snow and light. Come and discover the magical impressions of these masterful works of art and craftsmanship.

12 to 17 December 2021: teams of artists at work
17 December 17:00 Opening of the Rondo Pontresina Convention centre
16 December 10:00 to 15:30 Student workshop in front of the Walther Hotel

The "Bella Figura" sculptures are located on Via Maistra, between the Rondo Cultural Centre and the Walther Hotel. You can reach all the sculptures on foot: 1 km / 30 minutes. Get off at the Engadin Bus Rondo or Post stop, parking spaces in the centre, station within easy reach.
The objects are illuminated every day from 5 pm. You will find an information board and an exhibition guide next to each object. Scan the QR code and your smartphone will show you descriptions of the sculptures with translations in English, French and Italian. On the website you will also find interesting information about the teams, the genesis of the sculptures, photo galleries and retrospectives of the Kunstwege summer and winter exhibitions. When you are on the move, use the "Free WiFi Engadin" WLAN network, which offers you free Internet access along the Via Maistra.

Download the exhibition guide in PDF format

Pontresina Cultura looks forward to welcoming you to the Kunstwege | Vias d'art Pontresina.