Fashion candidates learning some Bhangra moves from Gurdeep Pandher on the sidelines of The Queen’s Fashion Show on Saturday! The show was a part of the Yukon Sourdough Rendezvous!
For people who really know winter, head north to Whitehorse, where residents have been celebrating winter since 1945, when Yukon Carnival Week was born. Nowadays the festival includes a selection of wacky entertainment in addition to the standard concerts and snow carving: you can enter contests for lip syncing, hair freezing, cross-dressing and, of course, beard growing.
~ Canada’s 10 coolest winter festivals, Reader’s Digest
The Yukon Quest is a 1000-mile international sled dog race that runs every month of February between Whitehorse (Yukon, Canada) and Fairbanks (Alaska, USA). This is the most celebrated winter sports event in the Yukon that attracts thousands of people from all walks of life.
The 2015 race started on February 7th in Whitehorse in -30 degree celsius temperature which ended on February 22th in Fairbanks. This race was jointly won by Brent Sass and Lance Mackey.