Konark:3/12/17 The International Sand Art Festival has started off with beautiful sand creations on the Chandrabhaga Beach, 3 km from Konark where skilled sculptors from all over the world bring to life the wonderful sand exhibits on the seashores of Chandrabhaga beach.
This year, 70 participants from 8 different countries and India are participating for the creative competition. Best sand artists from countries like like Germany, Russia, Singapore, Canada, Srilanka, Maxico will display their talent on the sea beach.
Each day will display art form with different themes. The theme for the first day was, ‘Save the Sea’ whereas the second day theme was ‘Buddhist Heritage’.
Renowned sand artist Padmashree Sudarshan Patnaik is the brand ambassador of this remarkable cultural event held by the Orissa Tourism Department.
The event witnesses thousands of people from all over the world.