The festival is taking place in Lara Beach Park on a 7 thousand square metres open air area.
The festival is co-hosted by Global Design Art Works, Culture and Tourism Ministry of Turkey, Metropolitan Municipality of Antalya, Municipality of Muratpasa and Antalya Journalists Association.
Theme of this year's festival is 'Hollywood', the same as last year's. There are interesting sand sculptures made by 20 artists from 8 different countries including Holland, Spain and Brazil. They only use sand and water in order to create their sculptures. It approximately takes 2 months to complete the sand sculptures.
The opening ceremony will be held on June 2.
Cem Karaca, the director of the festival, told the AA that the festival is the world's second largest sand festival.
The festival is open until October 29.cumhuriyet