10th annual Eastern Mediterranean University (EMU) Sand Sculpture Festival and Competition took place at EMU Beach Club on Sunday the 22nd of May 2016. As usual, the event was organized by the EMU Architecture Faculty, Interior Architecture Department in collaboration with the EMU Design Club.
The annual event which has become a highly anticipated event amongst the Cypriot community included involvement from anybody interested including students from all universities across the island.
The EMU Sand Sculpture Festival and Competition took place in the city of Famagusta, a city known for its natural beauty and historical architecture. The competition provided participants the opportunity to design and build the structures of their dreams.
The aim of the activity was to continue this type of festival seen in numerous countries across the world in order to make use of the natural beauty present in our island whilst creating alternative activities. At the end of the festival a panel consisting of seven jury members awarded five groups with plates.
The award winning teams were DREAM TEAM with their sculpture titled CASTEL, CROCODILE with their sculpture titled NEW HOPES, ELEPHAND with their sculpture titled TRAKATUL TAHRIBAT, OCTOBUS with their sculpture titled AHTABOJI and THE BIG GORIL with their sculpture titled GORILLASS.