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

'Bzzzz' mosquito carving at 2015 Long John Jamboree
The 2015 Long John Jamboree ice carving contest winner, entitled 'Bzzzz'.
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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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