Sudarsan Pattnaik to represent India at Moscow Sand Art Championship


Bhubaneswar: Internationally acclaimed sand artist from Odisha Sudarsan Pattnaik will represent India in 10th Moscow Sand Art Championship 2017.

The sand art championship will be held from April 22 to April 28 at Kolomenskoye, Moscow in Russia.

Several top sculptors selected from different countries would participate in the championship. The theme of the competition is “The World around US”.

Last year, he had won gold medal at Moscow for his sand sculpture of Mahatma Gandhi on world peace.  Recently, he created world’s tallest sand castle at Puri beach which was placed in Guinness World Record.

Sudarsan has participated in more than 50 international sand sculpture championships across the world and won many awards for the country.