Friday, June 10, 2011

The Magic of Sand Art

Sand art is the practice of modelling sand into an artistic form, such as a sand sculpture, sand painting, or sand bottles. The two basic building ingredients are sand and water.

Sand Art  Exhibit at Apeldoorn, Netherlands.  Apeldoorn is located at the province of Gerderland south east of Amsterdam.
Sand art.

Sand Art Festivals
Sand festivals or festivals of sand sculpture are exhibitions of sculptures made of sand carried out in various places around the world. These events usually include a competition.  Here are some festivals being held in some countries :

Berlin, Germany (02 World)
8th Sand International Festival “Sandsation 2010
The event will run from June 6  to  August 29, 2010
Theme : “Head in Sand” with 20 Sand Artists from different countries such as Belgium, Bulgaria,Canada,Denmark,Ecuador,India, Netherlands,Russia,Syria, Ukraine, and USA.

British Columbia,Canada (Harrison Hot Springs)
Annual World Championships of Sand Sculpture (also known as “Harrisand)

Victoria, Australia
Sand Sculpting Australia Festival 2009
Theme : "Dinostory"
 Sand Art Festival.
 image via wikipedia