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The Fulong International Sand Sculpture Art Festival is now on its 12th year

Fulong Beach photo by Ash Rex via Wikipedia CC

This year’s theme: Landing through Township to Discover Atlantis

This 2019, more exciting events are happening in Taiwan, such as The Taiwan Fulong International Sand Sculpture Art Festival, which is now entering its 12th year.

It will be celebrated on August 25 featuring 25 talented sand-sculpture artists from 7 countries. They will be showcasing their artistic creations, aiming to get the title of “the biggest number of people to create sand-sculptures together worldwide” for the Guinness World Record.

Fulong International Sand Sculpture Art Festival
Fulong International Sand Sculpture Art Festival

It is expected to have 365 sand sculptures at Fulong Beach which will be exhibited from tampering sand, plating and molding, to the shaping process. This year’s theme is “Landing through Township to Discover Atlantis,” which coincides with the ” Year of Township Roaming for 2019″ by the Tourism Bureau.

The 3 Exhibition Areas

Aside from the sand sculpture contest, the celebration will also showcase three exhibition areas where they’ll feature popular movie dramas such as “Along with the Gods,” “Travel through the Ancient and Modern,” and “The Beauty of Sea.”

There will be several interactive sand sculptures at the site, all of which are both environmental-friendly and fun. There will also be a unique sand-sculpture bar which will offer visitors the ability to order drinks on the spot.

Every Saturday and Sunday night, they will feature sand sculptures combined with changing LED projection lights.

Get a Tasty Fulong Meal-Box

Visitors who will take the train to Fulong Station will get a tasty Fulong meal-box where they can take while having a stroll at the Fulong Beach, and admiring the sand sculptures.

Fulong Beach photo by Ash Rex via Wikipedia CC
Fulong Beach photo by Ash Rex via Wikipedia CC

When summer arrives, visitors must pay a visit to Fulong Beach at the Northeast Coast National Scenic Area of Taiwan to celebrate and enjoy the annual sand sculpture event!

About Fulong

Fulong is located at the center of the Northeast Coast National Scenic Area. As visitors walk across the road from Fulong Railway Station to the opposite side, it is at the Northeast Coast and Yilan National Scenic Area Administration Office. The place is perfect for enjoying water, cycling, and camping activities.

For more information, please refer to the official website of Tourism Bureau or

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Written by Melo Villareal

Melo Villareal is the Online Publisher of He is an Accountant by profession who left the corporate world at the age of 23 to explore his beautiful country and the rest of the world. Today, Melo works as a part-time Social Media Manager for local and international clients. His full-time work focuses on discovering interesting culture, explore different cuisines and take memorable photos from local and international destinations he's visiting.

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