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Photos: Here’s the winning Long John Jamboree ice carving

The votes are in, and the winner of the 2015 Long John Jamboree’s ice carving contest has been announced.

Japanese carver Junichi Nakamura, alongside team-mate Shinichi Sawamura, won with a giant mosquito entitled “Bzzzz”.

Nakamura became the Jamboree’s first overseas-based contestant following the withdrawal of contenders from Malaysia and Mongolia over visa issues.

Read: Malaysian & Mongolian ice carvers pull out of Jamboree

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Other ice sculptures this year included The Hulk taking on Spiderman, a giant squid engulfing a fish, a whale, and a mermaid.

For more photos of the ice carvings and the Jamboree – including the Burn on the Bay celebration – click through our gallery below.

Long John Jamboree 2015

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Here’s a selection of the best images from this year’s Jamboree on Instagram, Flickr and Twitter…

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