04 December 2018
Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today felicitated international sand artists at the State Secretariat here. They have been participating in the Sand Art Exhibition being organized at Chandrabhaga of Konark on the occasion of the ongoing Konark Dance Festival.
The Chief Minister felicitated the international artists by honouring them with shawls and bouquets in presence of Odisha Tourism Minister Ashok Kumar Panda, Tourism Secretary Vishal Dev and Odisha Lalit Kala Akademy president Sudarshan Pattnaik.
Notably, the Sand Art Exhibition at Konark has been a centre of attraction for lakhs of tourists. The exhibition has 103 stalls. Sand artists from Italy, Spain, Netherlands, Japan, America, etc have been taking part.