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Check out a list of manifestations, where the art of butter sculpture is celebrated.
The Iowa State Fair celebrated its 100th anniversary this year and remains the one emblematic occasion of butter sculpting, although the tradition has its origins in Tibet, where a mixture of yak butter and dye is used to create sculptures for the New Year.
State Fairs take place traditionally in August or September.
Check the websites for more information!
Iowa State Fair, Des Moines, August
The State Fair of Texas, Dallas, from 30th September to 23th October 2011
Illinois State Fair, Springfield, August
Kansas State Fair, Hutchinson, until 18th September 2011
New York State Fair, Syracuse, August
Utah State Fair, Salt Lake City, August/September
Minnesota State Fair, Saint Paul, August/September
Photo courtesy www.iowastatefair.org