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Thursday, September 27, 2007

The 1° Sand Sculptures Festival of São Paulo

The city receives an event typical from coastal region. The 1° Sand Sculptures Festival of São will be happening till October 21th in a 66 square metres terrain. Intending to bring the beach atmosphere to city, the sculptures of renowned artists as Gisele, Sérgio and Mauro Prata also will help to divulge this type of art.

Three big sculptures will be exposed for 40 days. One of them were named as “Castle”, because it is about a castle up in a hill, sculpted by Mauro Prata. The other two sculptures are “The F1 Circus”, by Sérgio Prata, and “Happiness, Happiness”, by Gisele Prata. With three metres high and 20 thousand kilos of sand, “Castle” sculpture has taken 5 days to be done. “The F1 Circus” is a promenade to Interlagos Racecourse. This piece is composed by three cars and reproduce a cockpit, with six metres extension and 38 thousand kilos of sand.

Domínio Marajoara
Interlagos Avenue, 800
From Mon. to Sun. from 10 a.m. To 10 p.m. till October 21th
Free entrance


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