Concorso Internazionale Sculture di Sabbia 2012: sulla spiaggia di Jesolo affascinanti sculture di sabbia dedicate a Venezia

From 07 June 2012 to 05 August 2012

Taking place on the splendid Piazza Brescia beach in Jesolo, the International Contest of Sand Sculptures has become a classic amongst the numerous events in Jesolo that liven the summer up of this renowned resort near Venice.

The first pay beach in Jesolo opened at the end of the 19th century, but it was only at the end of the second world war that Jesolo devoted itself entirely to tourism becoming, in the ensuing years, as one of the most sought after beach resorts on the Adriatic coast. Just a few kilometers from the enchanting Venice, Jesolo is now a must: with its 15 km of beaches, the famous Bafile Road, the longest pedestrian zone in Europe, and many other choices of fun for children and adults, not forgetting the famous clubs and pubs, Jesolo attracts millions of tourists every year, both from Italy and abroad.

From 7 June to 5 August, Piazza Brescia beach will be the stage of 12 great sand sculptors that will arrive in Jesolo from all over the world to participate in the exciting sand sculptures contest that takes place every year with a different theme. For the 2012 edition, the sand sculptures on show will be dedicated to a fascinating theme: Venice the Splendors of the Serenissima.

There will be a huge marquee in Piazza Brescia filled with bridges, squares and buildings: a unique and mysterious Venice in sand on the beach of Jesolo.

The public will vote the sand sculptures carved by the 12 artists and decree the winner of the 2012 International Contest of Sand Sculptures .

This exhibition of fantastic sand sculptures representing Venice will be opened on June 7 at 7pm and will be open to the public every day from 9am until 11pm in the marquee assembled on the beach of Piazza Brescia.

By Insidecom Editorial Staff