International cultural project market – 27 June 2008, Budapest, Hungary
Project number: 24
Name of the organisation: (Turkey)
Name of the representant: Mr Ferenc MONOSTORI
Address: , Antalya, Turkey
INTERNATIONAL ANTALYA SAND SCULPURE FESTIVAL, LARA BEACH 2009
International Antalya Sand Sculpture Festival, Lara Beach 2009
01.05.2008-01.12.2008 (It depends the weather conditions)
Sand Sculpture Festivals are large outdoor exhibitions. They are built by an international team (averagly 70 person) composed of professional sand sculptors and compacters with a specific theme within a set period of time (20 days). After sculptor finish the sculpture On these festivals, artists create large sculptures by team work in accordance with the theme of the exhibition which “World Mitology“ or different subject. Festival will be open for visitors 1th of June till continue 1st of December.
Anyone facing with a sand sculpture, whatever her/his age, sex and nationality is impressed with its tremendous appearance and its sizes at the first sight. Moreover it is not merely the final product that attracts the interest of people. That is why thousands of visitors want to visit a sand sculpture activity every day during its open. Global Design aim is 500.000 visitors for the 2009 Sand Sculpture Festival.
The building process which starts with the technical preliminary preparation takes about 4 weeks. Following this the park will be opened for visiting of the people. Visitors can visit the sand sculpture festival day and night for a reasonable entrance fee. In day time people watch the works of which their construction is completed, and admire their simple beauty, they make their own sculptures under the direction of the instructors in the places allocated to them, and enjoy the sun and the sand. Nevertheless at nights the festival area takes entirely a different atmosphere. With the torches, special sound and light effects, laser shows, rockets, musical performances, dance shows, theatre etc. the sand sculptures take a magical attraction.
IMPORTANT NOTICE:Because of health reason instead of Cem Karaca, Ferenc Monostori will attend to “Culture Infoday” as representative of Global Design.(Mail of Ferenc Monostori is:firstname.lastname@example.org)