3rd ANNUAL GDANSK SAND SCULPTURE FESTIVAL
international Sand Sculpture Festival in Poland
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In the summer of 2009, thirty
two international master sand sculptors from around the world create
colossal sand sculptures featuring the old architecture of Gdansk City
The work i8s rendered from three thousand tons of custom sand at
the Jelitkowie Beach area on the
Baltic Sea in Northern Poland. Sculpting
is completed on July 05, and the finished show is on display all summer long.
It is produced by Andrzej Stelmasiewicz
of the Gdansk Community Foundation,
under the direction of Ewa Toopolan.
The "Sultans Of Sand Worldwide" is a consortium
of over three dozen award winning international master
sand sculptors who are living and working all around the globe. They
come together occasionally, working in cooperation with the American
director, and owner of the company, Rich Varano, to create magnificent
displays in the captivating medium of professional (world class) sand sculpture.
All team members are accomplished artists in their
own right, representing the very best of the best working in the world
of modern commercial (professional) sand sculpting. Each person also
possesses other varied and sundry talents and skill sets ranging from
teaching, architecture, medicine and earth sciences, to painting, music
and other arts as well.
Sultans of Sand worldwide is glad to be associated with the Gdansk
Community Foundation, and applauds all their wonderful efforts in enriching
culture and art in the region.