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Start of work to build the Nativity of Sand

La Pineda. Vilaseca. Costa Dorada. December 10th 2012. During the month of December, the Municipal Tourism Vilaseca held the traditional crib of sand on the beach in La Pineda which will be open until next January 7. To build the monumental sculpture, from Monday until next 3 and 9 December, artists from all over Europe are already on the Pine to shape the manger. The president of the Tourism Department, Xavier Graset, thanked the collaboration of Hotel Estival Park and the constant and invaluable team of municipal brigade, "which supports the crib for sculptors the process of preparation and compaction of sand, which is to introduce some sand and wood formwork compacting it, and then be able to sculpt figures. " The spectacular sand sculpture located in an area of ​​180m2, which is a surprise every year you decide to own sculptors and only wakes once begins to take shape, has approximately 700 tons of sand is reused every year. Coordinated by Nuria Vallverdú, project manager, other sculptors involved in the construction of this crib sand are Niall Magee (Ireland), Ludo Roder (Netherlands), Anique Kuizenga (Netherlands), Daniel Doyle (Ireland) Bruno Macdonald (Denmark), David Enguerand (Ireland) Ungolini Leonardo (Italy), Mario Hernandez (Catalonia). One of the sculptors, Ludo ruts, that 'there is a pleasure working with the team at the brigade and we all appreciate this opportunity to build the crib free of sand, which has a great reputation in Europe. " In this sense, the project coordinator, Nuria Vallverdú, said that "many sculptors want to repeat, because it is the best festival involving the peninsula and is unique because it allows artists to a free interpretation of the crib." Along the stable sand, which will be located on the waterfront at the height of Hipolito Lazaro Street, there is a craft market where artisans offer six products made by themselves, 6, 7, 8, 9 15, 16, 22 and 23.

Tags: costa dorada, alió, painting, sculpture, exhibitions, museums
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