Blackenberge Sand Sculptures Festival from Belgium

Blackenberge is a Belgian town, situated on the coast. Among the Marching Event, Flower Parade, Carnival Parade tourists will also enjoy visiting Blackenberge Sand Festival. Blackenberge Sand Festival has been gathering every year, since 1997, thousands of tourists from all countries, who come to see the beautiful wonders created by 40 sand artists, who come from the four corners of the globe. This year, ‘Sand World, Around the World’ lasts from May, 28th until August, 31st, in the Kon, daily from 10 A.M. till 7 P.M. This year also,

Little Mermaid, Belgium
Little Mermaid, Belgium
Blackenberge Sand Festival in Belgium provides its visitors a unique journey, among one of the most popular 100 attractions, from castles to ery high bridges and famous building, from 40 countries like China, India, Brazil, Peru, Russia, Turkey, USA, Greece and many more. The artists working for this festival come from Belgium, Germany, Austria, Spain, Italy, Russia, Ukraine, Poland and Mexico. They use 80 lorry loads of Belgian sand which will turn into real wonders of this world. The Blackenberge Festival aims at obtaining the world record in matter of the longest sand sculpture festival in the world, being 841,80 metres long. Alexander Deman, festival organiser asserted that “It is a real trip around the world. Never before have so many artists come to Blankenberge. With this world record, we are already the biggest sand museum in the world.”
Artists Working for Blackenberge Festival
Artists Working for Blackenberge Festival


Visitors can enjoy 171 3D sculptured scenes, from each continent – 73 European, 43 Asian, 19 African, 17 North American, 10 South American and 9 Oceanian, who draw in the same place the most visited places in the world, most of which are full of historical value. Because of the risk of bad weather, such as rain, organisers have left only the Pyramids, the Taj Mahal and the Eiffel Tower outside, whereas all the other sand sculptures are situated in two tents.
Blackenberge Sand Festival 2010 Belgium
Blackenberge Sand Festival 2010 Belgium

Tickets are available both at the Festival kiosk and on the trains. Children benefit from discount, as well as students and disabled persons. The Sand Sculptures Festival in Belgium is situated at a short walking distance from the train station, that is less than 1 kilometer. The tram stops right near the entrance, opposite the Sea Life Centre. If you want to go by bus, then you can take a free bus route. Wheelchair users have a special pathway.
Blackenberge Annual Festival
Blackenberge Annual Festival

Building Sand Sculptures
Building Sand Sculptures


Human Face at Blackenberge Sand Festival 2010
Human Face at Blackenberge Sand Festival 2010

Little Mermaid and Her Prince, Sand Sculptures, Belgium
Little Mermaid and Her Prince, Sand Sculptures, Belgium

Man, Sand Sculpture Festival
Man, Sand Sculpture Festival

Sand Castle, Blackenberge Festival 2010
Sand Castle, Blackenberge Festival 2010

Sand Sculpture - Statue of Liberty
Sand Sculpture – Statue of Liberty

Sand Sculpture Landscape, Belgium
Sand Sculpture Landscape, Belgium

Sand Sculpture Tree, Belgium, Blackenberge Festival
Sand Sculpture Tree, Belgium, Blackenberge Festival


Sand Sculpture, Belgium
Sand Sculpture, Belgium

Sand Sculpture, Blackenberge Festival 2010
Sand Sculpture, Blackenberge Festival 2010

Sand Sculpture
Sand Sculpture

Sandsculpture Festival, Belgium
Sandsculpture Festival, Belgium

Shrek Sand Sculpture, Belgium
Shrek Sand Sculpture, Belgium

Surfing Character - Sand Sculpture, Belgium
Surfing Character – Sand Sculpture, Belgium

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