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Naveen Patnaik inaugurated Open Air Museum of Waste-to-Art in K7, Kalinga Vihar

Bhubaneswar:20/11/18;  Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today inaugurated the much-awaited, unique and creative Bhubaneswar Open Air Museum of Waste-to-Art in K7, Kalinga Vihar.

Twenty-two artists from 16 nations have created 24 wonderful sculptures out of waste at the Open Air Museum located near K7 area of Kalinga Vihar in the city.

Inaugurating the event the event the Chief Minister said, “Bhubaneswar Open Air Museum of Waste-to-Art is a very good initiative. I congratulate the organisers for this effort to make the international art symposium successful. All the sculptures are strikingly beautiful.”

The open-air museum of waste-to-art is a joint initiative by Anpic and BDA. The venue will now be open for public from 10 am to 4 pm every day.On the inaugural day there was a huge footfall of more than 3,000 people at the Open Air Museum of Waste-to-Art in K7 area and the people enjoyed their time by taking selfies near the sculptures. The art works mainly represent animals, birds, plants, conservation, Olive Ridley, wildlife, and philosophies of life. Many foreign artists have also created works with influences from Indian themes.

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