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    Sand Carving – Hiekanveisto 2018

    02.04.18

    THE THIRD EUROPEAN SAND CARVING CHAMPIONSHIPS (ESCC) IN FINLAND
    Competition place: Enonkoski in eastern Finland

    Dear carvers in Europe
    We have the pleasure to invite you to the third European sand carving championships. The competition will take place in the picturesque village of Enonkoski. Enonkoski is situated 340 km from Helsinki. Sand carving competitons has been held in Enonkoski several times the venue is newly rebuilt on the market square.
    SOLO competition. Participitants from 12 different European countries.
    Kimmo Frosti will act as art director for the ESCC. Email: kimmo@frostiart.fi. You must send your application draft to Kimmo at the latest 5.5.2018.

    Theme for the competition: ”Touchingly happy Enonkoski”
    Competition scedule
    Enonkoski: Wednesday 27.6.2018 – Sunday 01.07.2018
    Working time about 30 hours, arriving 27.6. in the evening. First working day thursday 28.6.. 8 hours, same time on friday and saturday. Finishing on sunday noon.
    Conditions:
    Everyone will have a ready made mould (packed). Size 200 by 200 cm, see attached picture *)
    Competition prizes
    I prize 1500 euros
    II prize 1000 euros
    III prize 700 euros
    IV – XII, prize 300 euros

    Travel costs: The organizer, Jäälinna ry will pay the travelling costs for each competitor from their home country to Finland and return however, up to 200 euros / competitor, against a ticket.(receipt) Transportation is arranged from Helsinki to Enonkoski on wednesday 27.6. We have a charter bus, which pick up you at Helsinki airport on wednesday 27.6. at 17.00. Travelling time to Enonkoski 4,5 hours. and back to Helsinki on sunday 1.7. You are in Helsinki about at 18.00.

    Accomodation and meals: Jäälinna ry will pay for the accomodation and meals ie breakfast, lunch and dinner. We don’t pay your hotel or hostel in Helsinki after competition. But it is possible to stay there one night or more. The price is 50-150 euros per night.
    The winners and other ranking will be elected by an international jury consisting of persons representing media, visual art, travelling and sandcarving. The spectators will choose their favourite.
    Welcome to Finland
    Tuomo Jantunen
    Chairman
    email: tuomo@jantunen.fi phone +358400417272