Fiesa, 2009 - Pêra,

Fiesa - the International Sand Sculptures Festival will be held in Pera from 22nd May until 22nd October 2009.

It is the only event of its kind in the Iberian peninsula and given its dimensions is the largest in the world.

Each year the festival is dedicated to a different theme. It occupies an area of 15,000 square metres and showcases the skilful and intricate work of artists of various nationalities. In preparation for the festival the artists shape over 35,000 tons of sand during a one month period!

During the day the sculptures can be admired in all their infinite detail and at night there is a varied programme of live music, theatre, dance and circus acts.

More information: www.fiesa.org

1 comment:

José said...


I've never had the chance to see FIESA's sculptures live, it must be awesome.
Now lets hope that enough marketing is done about this event.

Best regards,