Sand sculptures are on display at the 13th International Sands Sculpture Festival in Jelgava, Latvia.
The theme of this year’s festival is ‘Ancient World’. 15 artists from eight countries – Latvia, Lithuania, Somijas, Mongolijas, Ukrainas, Kazahstanas, Russia and the USA have transformed the sand forms into all recognizable images.
More than 1,200 tons of sand are used to create the sculptures.
Photos: EPA-EFE/Toms Kalnins