Huge chocolate statues spring up in Belgium

Huge chocolate statues spring up in Belgium

It feels like a chocoholic’s dreamland – big sculptures of elephants and flamingos all crafted from Belgian chocolate.
The animal creations, as much as three meters tall, are the centerpiece of an exhibition in Belgium of round 50 chocolate items by 40 worldwide artists.
The ChocoPalace competition, within the small metropolis of Durbuy, southeast of Brussels, additionally includes a chocolate river and stalls promoting macaroons and boozy chocolate drinks.
The competition has already attracted greater than 30,000 guests and is ready to attract in a lot extra over the Easter holidays till it closes on April eight.
Durbuy, with a inhabitants of round 10,000, light-heartedly payments itself as “the smallest metropolis on the planet”, and attracts sightseers from close by Brussels and Luxembourg.
“The thought was to convey the largest chocolate sculpture competition on the planet to the smallest metropolis on the planet,” mentioned Laura Trommelen, from PLG, the promoting group that has organised the competition.

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