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The Beauty and the Beast (Photo: EPA)
Fairy tales come to life in Ashkelon sand sculpture festival
The southern beach city hosts international festival for the first time, starring leading artists and all time favorite mythical heroes
The Bar Kochba beach in Ashkelon became a festive sculpture gallery this week, when world-leading sand sculptors arrived in the southern city and started working on their pieces for the first ever Ashkelon International Sand Sculpture Festival.

 

 

Sculptures include Gulliver, Moana, Little Mermaid, the Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin and several other classic mythical characters, and are made of hundreds of tons of sand.

 

The Frozen statue (Photo: EPA)
The Frozen statue (Photo: EPA)

Little Red Riding Hood (Photo: EPA)
Little Red Riding Hood (Photo: EPA)

Aladdin (Photo: EPA)
Aladdin (Photo: EPA)

The Beauty and the Beast (Photo: EPA)
The Beauty and the Beast (Photo: EPA)

Ashkelon International Sand Sculpture Festival (Photo: EPA)
Ashkelon International Sand Sculpture Festival (Photo: EPA)

The Little Mermaid (Photo: EPA)
The Little Mermaid (Photo: EPA)

Gulliver's Travels (Photo: EPA)
Gulliver's Travels (Photo: EPA)

Ashkelon International Sand Sculpture Festival (Photo: Reuters)
Ashkelon International Sand Sculpture Festival (Photo: Reuters)
  

The festival will be free of charge and will run from August 18-23 between 10 am - 10 pm.

 


פרסום ראשון: 08.18.19, 09:57
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