Odisha Sand artist nominated for Italian golden sand art award 2019

Renowned sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik has been selected for prestigious Italian golden sand art award 2019.

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As per sources, Sudarsan will be felicitated during the international sand nativity at Italy which is scheduled to be held between November 13 to 18.

As many as eight sculptors will participate in this festival. Pattnaik will represent India in international Scorrana sand nativity.

“I am very glad to know that I am selected for this award. I feel very honoured to be part of this festival,” said Sudarsan.

Notably, the Padma awardee sand artist Sudarsan has participated in more than 60 international sand art festivals and championships around the world and won many prizes for the country.

He always tries to send social message through his sand sculpture.

(IANS)