Sand sculpting is one of the favorite hobbies for everyone in their childhood. They are building small castles with the bucket in the park and digging holes.But over the years, building sandcastles is one of the competitive events in the world that we are witnessing. The competition has grown tremendously, and the world is participating in it.
The Sun and sea festival on Imperial Beach
The Sun and sea festival in the USA is a historic event from 50 years of the same name held to celebrate the date of the city’s incorporation.
World-class sand castles builders will participate and compete for five whole hours to sculpt the unique sand creations for their security. The event will feature live music, pancake breakfast, children’s activities, and a community parade. It is undoubtedly a perfect place to visit and enjoy the traditional sandcastle competition with your friends and family.
Blue Water Sandfest
This newly launched event is just five years old, and it already has its name sealed as one of the best sand competitions these days. Both amateur and advanced sand artists will be here to participate and win the event. The armature level starts with 3-6 hours of sculpting time, and the advanced competition gets 2 to 3 days with 20 hours from the start of this event. The audience finds this attractive with live music, sandcastles, and even a few tips from professionals and artists.
Blue Water water fest also conducts a quicksand speed sand sculpting competition where the participants with two sculptors go head to head for 10 min and create the sculpture based on the topic from the audience.
European championships sand sculpting
This event from the Netherlands is an initiative of the World Sand Sculpting Academy(WSSA) in The Hague. This event is held in the village on the seaside of Zandvoort and Zee, also known as Amsterdam Beach. In the previous years, the European Championship has got representatives from different countries like Italy, Ireland, Russia, Ukraine, Portugal, Spain, the Netherlands, and the Czech Republic.
All the countries perform different styles of sand sculptors based on the theme of ‘music and dance’ in 2014.
This event shows the best craftmanship and artistry in sand sculpting at its best. After the competition, the sculpture is painted with an eco-friendly coating and admired for months later by the public.