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An Australian seashore has taken the type of an unlimited Christmas card, with a heartfelt message from Australia to the UK created within the sand as many in each international locations face being unable to journey to the opposite to go to family and friends.
The enigmatic sand artist recognized solely as Edward – or as ‘the Banksy of Barrow Head’ – created the 70×40 metre lengthy art work on Raafs seashore close to Geelong, Victoria in collaboration with Tourism Australia.
The message, “We Will Meet Once more” is a reference to the phrases spoken by The Queen in her nationwide deal with because the UK entered its first Covid-19 lockdown, it itself a reference to the well-known tune lyrics by Dame Vera Lynn that spoke of British resilience by disaster.
Tourism Australia managing director Phillipa Harrison praised the piece for instance of how we’ve got discovered new methods to reconnect whereas journey has been on maintain this yr. “Edward’s art work fantastically captures what all Australians are feeling proper now – that so many people miss our households and buddies within the UK and all world wide. However just like the message within the sand, our separation is just momentary, and we’re very a lot wanting ahead to the second after we can welcome our prolonged household and buddies within the UK to Australia as soon as once more sooner or later,” Harrison stated.
In response to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, in December 2019 there have been 118,500 guests to Australia from the UK, the Aussie summer season sometimes drawing many to go to buddies and kinfolk over the nice and cozy new yr interval.
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