Sudarsan Pattnaik received the Italian Golden Sand Art Award 2019

Bhubaneswar: Internationally acclaimed sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik received the Italian Golden Sand Art Award 2019. He received the Italian Golden Sand Art Award 2019 by Mr. Vito Maraschio the president of Promuovi International Scorrano Sand Nativity at a ceremony in Rome , Italy.

He is becoming the first Indian to win the prestigious award for his contribution to sand art. Mr. Pattnaik created a 10-foot high sand sculpture of Mahatma Gandhi along with Russian artist Pavel Minilkov.