Bhubaneswar: Internationally acclaimed sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik today left for the US to represent India at the International Sand Sculpting Championship 2019 to be held in Boston city.
The Padma Shri awardee confirmed the news on his Twitter account. Taking to the microblogging site the artist sought good wishes from the nation.
Today I am leaving for USA to represent India in Boston International Sand Art Festival/Championship 2019. Seek your good wishes. pic.twitter.com/ULhDG2r1Az
— Sudarsan Pattnaik (@sudarsansand) July 19, 2019
The Championship will be held between July 21 and 28. As many as 15 sand artists will participate in the championship from around the world.
Sudarsan Pattnaik has participated in more than 60 international sand sculpture championships across the world and won many awards for the country. He is also a Guinness Book of World record holder in 2017.