Bhubaneswar: Internationally acclaimed sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik has been selected for the prestigious Italian Golden Sand Art Award 2019. It will be conferred on him during the six-day International Scorrana Sand Nativity in Italy beginning November 13.
“I am very happy to know that I have been selected for this award. I feel very honoured to be part of this festival,” Sudarsan said.
In a tweet, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik congratulated Sudarsan for his achievement.
Congratulations to eminent sand artist Padma Sri @sudarsansand on being selected for the prestigious Italian Golden Sand Art Award 2019. His flair with sand continues to make #Odisha proud across the world and serve as a beautiful tribute to the state’s rich artistic culture.
— CMO Odisha (@CMO_Odisha) November 2, 2019