Photos: Sand sculpture brings Disney characters to Belgian beach

Updated On Jul 01, 2017 01:30 PM IST 8 Photos
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People stand next to sand sculptures representing characters and scenes of Disney movies during an exhibition Disney Sand Magic in Ostende. Disneyland Paris is celebrating its 25th anniversary with an array of sand sculptures on the beach of Ostend in Belgium. This year’s artwork was created by over 40 artists from around the world. (Aurore Belot / AFP)

People stand next to sand sculptures representing characters and scenes of Disney movies during an exhibition Disney Sand Magic in Ostende. Disneyland Paris is celebrating its 25th anniversary with an array of sand sculptures on the beach of Ostend in Belgium. This year’s artwork was created by over 40 artists from around the world. (Aurore Belot / AFP)

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Alexander Deman, the organiser of Disney Sand Magic, poses in front of sand sculptures representing characters and scenes of Disney movies during an exhibition Disney Sand Magic in Ostende. (Aurore Belot / AFP)

Alexander Deman, the organiser of Disney Sand Magic, poses in front of sand sculptures representing characters and scenes of Disney movies during an exhibition Disney Sand Magic in Ostende. (Aurore Belot / AFP)

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The 150 sculptures required one month and 240 trucks of sand to complete and are inspired by Disneyland Paris, and the heroes of Disney, Pixar, Marvel and Star Wars. (Aurore Belot / AFP)

The 150 sculptures required one month and 240 trucks of sand to complete and are inspired by Disneyland Paris, and the heroes of Disney, Pixar, Marvel and Star Wars. (Aurore Belot / AFP)

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Working with 7,000 tonnes of sand, a team of 32 artists spent five weeks creating the 150 works for the Ostend Sand Sculpture Festival, which opens on Saturday and runs until September. (Aurore Belot / AFP)

Working with 7,000 tonnes of sand, a team of 32 artists spent five weeks creating the 150 works for the Ostend Sand Sculpture Festival, which opens on Saturday and runs until September. (Aurore Belot / AFP)

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Seagulls fly next to sand sculptures representing characters and scenes of Disney movies. (Aurore Belot / AFP)

Seagulls fly next to sand sculptures representing characters and scenes of Disney movies. (Aurore Belot / AFP)

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People walk past sand sculptures of Mickey mouse during an exhibition Disney Sand Magic. (Aurore Belot / AFP)

People walk past sand sculptures of Mickey mouse during an exhibition Disney Sand Magic. (Aurore Belot / AFP)

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The sculptures will be on display from Jun 24 to Sep 10. (Aurore Belot / AFP)

The sculptures will be on display from Jun 24 to Sep 10. (Aurore Belot / AFP)

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A child stands next to sand sculptures representing Iron man. (Aurore Belot / AFP)

A child stands next to sand sculptures representing Iron man. (Aurore Belot / AFP)

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