Of Sand Worldwide - CARVER NOTES for Italy, summer 2008:
The Sultans Of Sand summer show in Italy 2008
is the 11th edition of the Jesolo International Sand Sculpture Festival.
The theme is two fold... China
AND the Olympics
The exact format for doing these themes is still
being worked out.
The show schedule is as follows:
(We erect the show tent on May 23, and take it down July 24)
Friday, May 23: Tent erection completed
Sunday, May 25: SoS Field engineers arrive in Jesolo (Rich,
Mark, John & Brad)
Monday, May 26: Field engineering/Poundup -First day
Friday, June 06: Field engineering/Poundup -Last day.
Saturday, June 07: ALL CARVERS MUST BE IN JESOLO & ready to
work 8:00 the next morning
Sunday, June 08: Sculpting first day.Work days begin at 8:00
Tuesday, June 17: Sculpting last day Work days end at 6:00
Wednesday, June 18: Decorating (carvers free day, or depart
Thursday, June 19: Decorating (carvers free day, or depart
Friday, June 20: Carvers depart Jesolo. Any remaining carvers
staying in Jesolo on June 20 or later2are staying at their own expense,
and need to make arrangements in advance.
Saturday, June 21: Grand Opening.
Sunday, July 20: Show closes
Thursday, July 24. Tent is removed and the beach is restored.
Carvers are offered 2 comp days in Jesolo after sculpting
ends on June 17.
That is, June 18 & 19 are free days if you want for
the artists if they want them.
I am hiring 18 international master sand sculptors to be
on my crew for this project. If artists are crossing over from this event
to other events in Europe or abroad, or if they have articulated tickets
otherwise, my producer will be sharing travel costs with those other
event organizers, or paying the respective artists their travel expenses
based on a prorated format.
Sultans Of Sand Crew for Italy Summer 2008:
CONFIRMED FIELD ENGINEERS/AND CARVERS
(Involvement required from May 25 through at least June 17):
DIRECTOR: Rich Varano
(All carvers are required to be in Jesolo from June 07 through
at least June 17 the two comp days after carving ends, are optional
for all crew members.)