BUSAN, South Korea — From June 6- 9, Haeundae Beach will host the annual Haeundae Sand Festival, Korea’s one and only festival based on the sand. The theme of this year’s festival is Through the Sand Jungle, and sand artists from the United States, Canada, Singapore and the Netherlands will create a sand jungle of various animals, trees and other jungle images on Haeundae Beach.
A sand theater will showcase short films, documentaries and sand animation free of charge. The large sand hill, which will be 10 meters (33 feet) high, will allow visitors to ride sand boards and sand sleighs. The sand exploration hall, composed of seven themed rooms, will offer sand animation, drawing sand pictures and other family oriented experiences.
A sand labyrinth will be created so visitors can take part in a treasure hunt. Teams of four to seven people can create a sand sculpture in the I’m a Sand Sculptor program.
2014 Haeundae Sand Festival Information
? Period: June 6-9, 2014
? Venue: Haeundae Beach
? Hosted/Organized by: Haeundae District, Haeundae Culture & Tourism Association, Haeundae Sand Festival Organizing Committee
? For more info: 051)749-4000
Source and Image: Busan City News