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Indian sand artist Sudarsan wins gold in Spain

Jul 23, 2012 15:40pm
  • Indian sand artist Sudarsan wins gold in Spain
  • Odisha-based sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik's sculpture of Hindu god Ganesha has won two gold medals at the just-concluded Solo International Sand Art Contest in Marbella, Spain.
  • Indian sand artist Sudarsan wins gold in Spain
  • Pattnaik's 3.5-metre sand sculpture bearing message - "Save The Sea Life" - won in 'People's Choice' and 'Best Positive' sculpture categories.
  • Indian sand artist Sudarsan wins gold in Spain
  • Pattnaik used about 1,000 tonnes of sand to build the sculpture.
  • Indian sand artist Sudarsan wins gold in Spain
  • He was the only sand artist from India to participate in the contest held July 9-17.
  • Indian sand artist Sudarsan wins gold in Spain
  • Other participants included artists from Spain, Italy, Ireland, Germany, Ukraine, Russia, Poland and Holland.
  • Indian sand artist Sudarsan wins gold in Spain
  • Pattnaik has participated in more than 50 international sand art competitions across the globe and won many accolades.
  • Indian sand artist Sudarsan wins gold in Spain
  • A sand sculpture congratulating Pranab Mukherjee on his victory in the Presidential election, created by sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik at the Puri beach in Orissa.
  • Indian sand artist Sudarsan wins gold in Spain
  • The sand image created by Sudarsan Pattnaik earlier on a beach in Orissa's Puri town appealing to people to save the sport of hockey.
  • Indian sand artist Sudarsan wins gold in Spain
  • The sand image of Michael Jackson after his death made on Orissa's Puri beach.
  • Indian sand artist Sudarsan wins gold in Spain
  • Sudarshan Pattnaik gives finishing touches to a sand sculpture to mark the killing of Osama bin Laden at the golden sea beach at Puri, Orissa.
  • Indian sand artist Sudarsan wins gold in Spain
  • Indian sand artist Sudarsan wins gold in Spain
  • Indian sand artist Sudarsan wins gold in Spain
  • Indian sand artist Sudarsan wins gold in Spain
  • Indian sand artist Sudarsan wins gold in Spain
  • Indian sand artist Sudarsan wins gold in Spain
  • Indian sand artist Sudarsan wins gold in Spain
  • Indian sand artist Sudarsan wins gold in Spain
  • Indian sand artist Sudarsan wins gold in Spain
  • Indian sand artist Sudarsan wins gold in Spain