Music was the theme of the 11th edition of the Festival, which featured some seventy sand scenes dedicated to various musical styles, emblematic musicians and musical expression combined with other forms of art such as dance, opera, circus, theater And the cinema.
Bob Marley, Amy Winehouse, Lady Gaga, Frank Zappa, Bono, Ray Charles, Amália, Pavarotti, Compay Secundo or Mozart were some of the musicians reproduced in sand that aroused the emotions of the public, as well as the various scenes dedicated to children's music and references To the traditional music of the various continents.
Great scenarios were also created to play music-related sites such as Broodway, a panel dedicated to jazz, another to New York graffiti by rapper Tupack and musical instruments such as the organ, among other large pieces.
The sculpture dedicated to Pink Floyd, representing sand images of The Wall and guitarist David Gilmour, was voted by the public as the best piece of the festival.
There were unusual pieces alluding to the music, reproducing daily scenes and new musical instruments, guitarists like Jimmy Page and Paco de Lucia and Portuguese bands and musicians like Mariza, Tony Carreras, Paedro Abrunhosa or Xutos e Pontapés.