An alley of world inventions, made of sand, was built on the pier in Ruse town. It presents the work for a week of ten sculptors from eight countries who worked on the theme "World Inventions and Innovations". The figures, up to 3 meters high, are made of 700 tonnes of sand, once again donated by Kaolin EAD, especially for the event
Rachel Stubbs of United Kingdom named her work "The Search for Levitan" and shows a compass, and Ukrainian Margherita Tellalim presents a microscope called "The Invisible World of Levenhook."
Bulgarian Ognian Chitakov chose to present the phone in "Communication of the Bell", while Italian Leonardo Ugolini made a wheel called "Time Movement". Mariela Heisels of the Netherlands has decided to look into the brain of the inventor while creating something new. Fergus Mulvaney of Ireland is the author of "Mathematics - the Language of Nature" and Bobisan Atiso of Togo is in love with music and called his work "The universe is pulsing with Mozart's frequency".
Ruslan Korovkov from Russia has made "Mendeleev's Dream", and Irina Taflevskaya from Ukraine considers writing as the most important invention. "The Internet in a Material Sand Image" is the abstract work of Svetozar Lisichkov.
Mayor of Ruse Municipality, Mr Plamen Stoilov awarded the winners in the third edition of the International Festival of Sand Sculptures Ruse 2017 and opened the Alley of World Inventions of Sand. He thanked all the sculptors for the wonderful works they did. The award ceremony was also attended by Deputy Mayor for European Development - Dr. Strahil Karapchanski, Deputy Mayor of Economy, Investments and Property - Daniela Shilkova, Kaolin Executive Director, Mr Dimitar Angelov, as well as sponsors, natives from Ruse and guests of the city.