Russian Artist’s Giant Holiday Cards Live On In The Snow

Valery Melnikov was known in Russia for the huge New Year’s cards he created on the ice and snow of a frozen river in the country’s Far East.…

Valery Melnikov was known in Russia for the huge New Year’s cards he created on the ice and snow of a frozen river in the country’s Far East. After he died in October at the age​ of 72 after contracting COVID-19, residents of his ho​me region of Amur decided to continue the tradition he started and make a giant, snowy card in his memory.​

This post was originally published on Radio Free.


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