Sand Sculptures in Belgium: Pictures

A sand carver works on a sculpture depicting French actor Louis de Funes, during the Sand Sculpture Festival in Ostend, Belgium. REUTERS/Yves Herman
The annual Sand Sculpture Festival is built by 40 professional artists from all around the world with this year's theme being 'Dreams'. REUTERS/Yves Herman
An artist works on a sand sculpture of a VW bus on the beach of Ostend, Belgium. AP Photo/Virginia Mayo
Part of the Sand Sculpture Festival 'Dreams,' which opens June 22. REUTERS/Yves Herman
Approximately 240 trucks of special sand is sculpted during the month of preparation. REUTERS/Yves Herman
An artist works on a sand sculpture on the beach of Ostend, Belgium. AP Photo/Virginia Mayo
A sand carver works on a sculpture during the Sand Sculpture Festival 'Dreams' in Ostend, Belgium. REUTERS/Yves Herman
Who wants pizza, at 'Dreams.' REUTERS/Yves Herman
A sand carver works on a sculpture during the Sand Sculpture Festival 'Dreams' in Ostend, Belgium. REUTERS/Yves Herman
A sand carver works on a sculpture during the Sand Sculpture Festival 'Dreams' in Ostend, Belgium. REUTERS/Yves Herman
There are 150 sculptures from 2 to 6 meters high. REUTERS/Yves Herman
A sand carver works on a sculpture. REUTERS/Yves Herman
A military theme at the Sand Sculpture Festival 'Dreams' in Ostend, Belgium. REUTERS/Yves Herman
Artists work on sand sculptures on the beach of Ostend, Belgium. AP Photo/Virginia Mayo
Putting the finishing touches on a sculpture during the Sand Sculpture Festival 'Dreams.' REUTERS/Yves Herman
A sand carver works on the details during the Sand Sculpture Festival 'Dreams' in Ostend, Belgium. REUTERS/Yves Herman