What is a "Herd of Winds"?
From February 1 to March 22 in the village Buguldeika , on the shore of Lake Baikal , the master of ice sculptures from around the world will grind out a herd of 384 ice horses.
Why 384? So many days in the coming Year of Horse.
Flying celestial horses will race days in nine herds under the leadership of nine stallions - nine winds of Lake Baikal.
Horse - messenger of the gods, the mediator between worlds, revered in all cultures around the world. Horse symbolizes intelligence, wisdom, nobility, light, dynamic force, agility, quickness...