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Sandland
Uluslararası Antalya Kum Heykel Festivali
Sandland, Internationales Sandskulpturenfestival in Lara, Antalya.JPG
The Mermaid, a sand sculpture at Sandland 2015.
Statusactive
Frequencyannually
Venue Lara Beach
Location(s) Antalya
Coordinates 36°51′04″N 30°50′43″E / 36.85111°N 30.84528°E / 36.85111; 30.84528
Sandland_(Antalya) Latitude and Longitude:

36°51′04″N 30°50′43″E / 36.85111°N 30.84528°E / 36.85111; 30.84528
CountryTurkey
Years active17
Area7,000–10,000 m2 (75,000–108,000 sq ft)
Activity Sand art

Sandland ( Turkish: Uluslararası Antalya Kum Heykel Festivali) is an international sand art festival held annually in Antalya, southern Turkey. It was established in 2006.

Established in 2006, [1] Sandland is held annually at Lara Beach of Antalya, [2] stretching over an area of 7,000–10,000 m2 (75,000–108,000 sq ft). Each year, [1] [3] a different theme is chosen for the sculptures. Visitors are allowed to watch during the creation of sand sculptures. [3] [4] More than ten sand sculptors from around eight to ten countries all over the world create sand sculptures in nearly three weeks. [4] The sculptures are nade durable for a time period of twelve months. The sculptures are illuminated in the darknes so that access is allowed also in the night. [3] [4]

Admission tickets are at 30.00 (US$7.00) for adults and 15.00 (US$3.00) for children of age 3-12. Discounts are available for students and seniors. Visiting hours are 9:30 - 23:00 between 1 May and 31 October, and from 9:00 to 19:00 between 1 November and 30 April. [5]

References

  1. ^ a b "Dünyanın En Büyük Kum Heykeli Antalya'da Yapılacak". Son Dakika (in Turkish). 2014. Retrieved 11 May 2019.
  2. ^ "11. Sandland Skulpturen Festival in Antalya eröffnet". Daily Sabah (in German). 11 July 2017. Retrieved 11 May 2019.
  3. ^ a b c Laleli, İbrahim (16 May 2016). "Kum Heykel Festivali açıldı". Hürriyet (in Turkish). Retrieved 11 May 2019.
  4. ^ a b c "Efsaneler kum heykel müzesinde". Hürriyet (in Turkish). 16 August 2018. Retrieved 11 May 2019.
  5. ^ "Bilet ücretleri & Saatler" (in Turkish). Sandland Antalya. Retrieved 12 May 2019.

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