International Sand Sculpture Festival

International Sand Sculpture Festival
Start EndEvent Type
8 Jun 201914 Sep 2019Traditional Festival
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The International Sand Sculpture Festival, also known as a Festival Internacional de Escultura em Areia (FIESA) is the largest sand sculpture event worldwide.

Sand Sculpture Festival FIESA 2019

The whole area occupies 15.000 square meters (around 3.7 acres) of a desert. The FIESA 2019 starts on Saturday, 08. Jun. and lasts till Saturday 14. Sep 2019.

Prahistoric Man Sand Sculpture
FIESA is considered as the biggest sand festival in the world with amazing sculptures that may reach up to twelve meters high and reproduce objects, people and/or scenarios in an amazing detail.

International Sand Festival Portugal
Each year more than 60 artists from all around the world use tons of sand to create works of art from nothing more than a sand.

The FIESA is also open in the evenings with cool atmospheric lighting effects on most displays. The display is held in the sand city of Pêra in Portugal and it is held annually since 2003.

Each year the exhibition has a different theme, such as theme dedicated to Music, Dreamland, The Lost worlds, Mythologies, World Wonders and similar.

FIESTA Holywood - Marilyn Monroe
Marilyn Monroe Sand Sculpture on The International Sand Sculpture Festival 2008 (Hollywood theme)

fiesa 2012 idols
FIESA 2012 was dedicated to “Idols” of the humanity. You might find sculptures of Einstein, C. Ronaldo, M. Schumacher, Pavarotti and so on.

Elvis Presley - Sand Sculpture
Elvis Presley – The sand sculpture of the king of rock and roll.