Industry Updates

July 2012

International Sand Sculpture Festival will take place in St. Petersburg

The Peter and Paul Fortress throughout three centuries is a city soul and symbol. Festival on the Beach in the historical centre – a unique example both for Russian, and for the European cities when on a natural beach in a frame of architectural masterpieces works of art from sand are created. The XI International Festival of Sand Sculptures will take place at the beach of Peter and Paul Fortress. The Festival has become a traditional event and is included in the list of European championships of sand sculptures. More and more masters express their wish to participate in it. This year over 60 world-recognized sculptors are taking part in the event – they are from Australia, Austria, Denmark, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Portugal, Russia, South Africa, Switzerland, Finland, etc. The Festival will offer a number of charity and social events, including the traditional contest of sand sculptures for children, workshops, etc. The theme of the festival is different every year.