Sand Sculpture Festival 2014Other / Other
August 02-08, Various
Witness the craftsmanship and artistry of sand sculpting at its finest during the European Championship Sand Sculpture Festival in Zandvoort!
An initiative of the World Sand Sculpting Academy in The Hague, the European Championships invite 600 professional artists to create complex sculptures with the most basic of materials: water and sand. From this list the top are selected to compete in Zandvoort.
Representatives from Ireland, Italy, the Netherlands, Russia, Ukraine, Portugal, Czech Republic and Spain will participating in the 2014 edition.
The theme of this year's competition is music and dance, which will see the artists creating lively scenes and abstract takes on movement and sound.
With the sand coming from the River Maas near Nijmegen, neither rain nor wind will stop this competition from happening so be sure to see the sculptures while they're fresh!
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