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Stars in the sand at annual sculpture festival

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Sand sculptor Radavan Zivny works on a sculpture of Gollum.Matt Cardy / Getty Images

A sand sculptor works on a "Harry Potter"-themed sculpture as pieces are prepared for this year's Hollywood-themed annual Weston Sand Sculpture Festival on Tuesday, March 26, 2013, in Weston-super-Mare, England.

Twenty award-winning sand sculptors from around the globe are working to create sand sculptures including Harry Potter, Marilyn Monroe and characters from the "Star Wars" films as part of the town's movie-themed festival on the beach, which is due to open on Good Friday.

Video: The sculptors at work during the 2010 World Championship of Sand Sculpting

A sand sculptor works on aMatt Cardy / Getty Images