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 Jesolo International Sand Sculpture Festival 2012 "Venice"
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Ilya Filimontsev  Ilya Filimontsev - Russia
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Invasion of the Goths
  The famous song by A. D’Amico ironically, but efficiently, summarises the traditional story of the birth of Venice or rather “Venetia maritima” (Maritime Venice), that is, the entirety of the lagoon settlements created by the Veneto-Roman people that fled under the pressure of violent migrations of Germanic and Asian populations.
    The legendary story has solid historical bases: first the Visigoths of Alaric streamed along Via Annia in 401 and 408, then in 452 Attila, king of the Huns, destroyed Aquilea, Concordia, and Altino; on these occasions the populations of the devastated territories found refuge in the harsh, but safe lagoon territory and returned to the mainland once the danger had passed.



The Master Sand Sculptors
1.) Susanne Ruseler - Holland
the Doge & The Lion of Venice

2.)
Ilya Filamontsev - Russia
 Invasion of the Goths


3.)
Etual Ojeda -Spain
The relics of St Mark
4.)  Karen Fralich - Canada
The Pope, Barbarossa & the Doge

5.)
Brad Goll - USA
Arsenale & Buccintoro


6.) John Gowdy - Italy
Doctor
7.) John Gowdy - Italy
 Merchants


8.) John Gowdy - Italy
Pprinters

9.) Sikke-Bart Freiling - Netherlands
Santa Maria Salute church
10.) Bill Dow  - USA
Casanova at Piombi


11.)
Leonardo Ugolini - Italy
St Marks Basilica

 
12.)
Michela Ciapinni - Italy
Rialto Bridge

13.) David Ducharme - Canada
The plague


14.)
Andrius Petkus - Lithuania
Old Carnivale

Damon Farmer - USA
Scenic paintings
With:  
Arena Ojeda - Spain       Christine Nichol - Canada       Hazel Nichol Ducharme - Canada      Laura Gowdy Cimador - Italy
And the
 Art Student Helpers
Lisa Longo

Giorgia Lovato
Davide Ercocano

Silvia Trevisan
Giulia Girardi

Beatrice Mattiuzzo
Elisabetiva Botter

Alessio Moggian
Giada Frattina

Noemi Cini

Directed by:  Rich Varano - USA
  Assistant to the Director:  Elena Lana

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