Sudarshan Pattnaik won Gold Medal in World Sand Sculpture Championship

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Sudarshan Pattnaik won Gold Medal in World Sand Sculpture Championship

Indian Sand Artist Sudarshan Pattnaik won People’s Choice Gold Medal Award in Moscow on 18 July 2012. It was the Second World Sand Sculpture Championship.

The theme of World Sand Sculpture Championship 2012 was World Cinema. Artist from eleven countries took part in this championship.

It includes following Countries : India, Spain, Ireland, Germany, the United States, Russia, United Kingdom, Italy, Poland, Holland and Czech Republic.

He sculpted the copy of the face of The Showman of the Millennium Raj Kapoor. His interpretation of Raj Kapoor was highly praised by the visitors. His sculpture symbolizes Indo – Russian Friendship.

Sudarshan Pattnaik had also won Berlin World Championship 2008. His sand sculpture was based on the awareness about global warming. Pattnaik had participated in 50 ( approx ) international Sand Sculpture Championships across the World. He had won his first Prize in Copenhagen Sand Sculpture Championship in Denmark.

World Sand Sculpture Championship : In this Championship artists have to make sculptures with the help of sand and Water. Judges provide them the required amount of area and artist has to make their sculpture within those parameters only. There is no flexible time to work and artists have to assign the title sign before making any sculpture.

He also won two gold medals and a trophy in Solo International Sand Sculpture contest 2012. Sudarshan Pattnaik belongs to the Odisha State.

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