August 9, 2012 5:01pm CST
Are the any sculpture parks in your area or your country? Have you visited them? What kind of sculptures are there in those parks? Which sculpture parks would you like to visit? (in your own country or abroad) I have visisted two sculpture parks in my own country. One of them is located on my island and it is called Tickon. All of the sculptures are made from natural materials for instance stones and the trees. Some of the sculptures are easy to find and others are not very easy to find because they look like a natural part of of the park and you aren't sure if it is sculpture or just a part of the park. I like to walk around and try to find the different sculptures and I have seen most of them. I have visited another sculpture park in a town called Augustenborg. In that sculpture park the sculptures are much more colourful and they are not made from natural materials. It is not close to my home, but I went there last year when I visited the south of Denmark. In other European countries I want to visit Vigeland sculpture park in Norway and Grutas park in Lithuania. In Asia I am going to visit the Buddha park in Laos and Wang Saen Suk in Thailand.
10 Aug 12
Hello, there are lots of parks in the Philippines and majority have a sculptured piece in them but not in the sense of a real sculptured park as such with stones and other natural things sculpt to bring out beauty. Parks here have beautiful sculptured pieces sometimes done by prominent national artists but it's mostly the National hero or other Philippine heroes as well us animal figures and figures from native folklore. Even our memorial parks (cemeteries) have beautiful sculptures on entrance gates done mostly in black granite or brass and bronzeYes happy travelling around, wish our country would build one someday that would also be famous.
10 Aug 12
I have heard about one park in the Philippines (Rizal park in Manila), but I don't know any of the others. I would like to visit some of your parks when I go on vacation in the Philippines in the future. You wrote that you have sculptures of your national heroes. In my country we have a sculptures of the kings from the past and also we also have some sculptures of the famous people from my country like Hans Christian Andersen. He was born the city where I grew up and there are several sculptures of him and his fairytales in that city, but we also have some modern sculptures that aren't related to the famous people from my country.
10 Aug 12
Yes Rizal park is our National Park, it's a historical place formerly named "Bagumbayan" where our national hero Jose Rizal was martyred, it's a nice place and once you are there, you would get to see all the other historical places in Manila like the walled city and so much much more cause they are concentrated on that area. I wish you could visit one of these days, it's not as bad here as some would picture it to be, have had a couple of Danish as well as Scandinavian friends in the past, mostly seafarers who rented houses in our subdivision, they loved it so much that some married Filipinas and decided to stay here for good. I had read Hans Christian Andersen's works as a kid and loved it so much ( who wouldn't)It's a classic that every young and young at heart loves and glad to hear he came from your city. I have also been fascinated with medieval Europe as a kid, and yes who would forget the Vikings!
10 Aug 12
There is a great place called Longwood Gardens somewhere in Pennsylvania I think, idk because I haven't been there in a long time. It's at least like 10 acres and its just gardens, maintained by some rich guy in the 19th century. The gardens are really beautiful, maybe you should take a look.
10 Aug 12
I'm not sure if there are here. I think there are, but we've got to find Picasso first. I don't know any famous modern sculptor here in the Philippines. There are some who're getting featured in the media but that's it. After that one-time wonder, they suddenly die.