Bhubaneswar, Nov 2 (LocalWire) Internationally acclaimed sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik has been selected for Italian Golden sand art award 2019.
Patnaik, who has clutch of national and international awards under his belt, will receive the award at the International Scorrana Sand Nativity fete in Italy scheduled to be held from November 13 to 18.
Pattnaik, who used to send social messages through his sand art creations, will also represent India in International festival.
Besides Patnaik, seven other sculptors will participate in the event.
Patnaik got the invitation letter from the President of ” Promuovi Scorrona” Mr. Vito Maraschio. “I am very glad to know that I am selected for this award.
I feel very honoured to be part of this festival”, he said.
Padma awardee sand artist Sudarsan has participated in more than 60 international sand art festivals and championships around the world and has made the country proud winning medals invariably in all the competitions.