Report by OD bureau; Bhubaneswar: Acclaimed sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik arrived at Odisha with two Gold medals and trophy which he has won at Solo International sand sculpture contest 2012, Spain from 9th to 17th July. He welcomed in his arrival at Bhubaneswar Airport. So many people, fans and students of his sand art school greeted the artist Sudarsan Pattnaik at Bhubaneswar Airport on Thursday.
There were five different categories of prize and He has won medals for the “People choice” and “Best positive” Sculptures. He has created a 3.5 meter high sand sculpture of Lord Ganesh sitting on a boat and spreading message about 'Save our Sea Life - Save our Earth from Global Warming'. The theme of the competition was "Secrets of Sea”.
I always try to give messages through my sculpture. After arrived Pattnaik told this contest was very tough and I have tried to give my best. I was very happy when they announce that I have won double prize Said Sudarsan. From last 20 years he is doing sand sculpture at Puri beach of Odisha. He is the brand ambassador of NALCO.