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Artist Sudarshan Pattnaik to create longest sand Buddha in Sri Lanka

PTI
Published May 7, 2017, 2:08 pm IST
Updated May 7, 2017, 2:08 pm IST
Pattnaik has been invited by the High Commission of India in Colombo to participate in the 14th International Vesak Day Celebrations.
The five-day event will begin on May 10 and they will start creating the 50-ft long sand Buddha from tomorrow (Photo: AFP)
 The five-day event will begin on May 10 and they will start creating the 50-ft long sand Buddha from tomorrow (Photo: AFP)

Bhubaneswar: Noted sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik is all set to create the world's longest sand Buddha in Sri Lanka.

Pattnaik said that he has been invited by the High Commission of India in Colombo to participate in the 14th International Vesak Day Celebrations organised by Government of Sri Lanka.

 

Before leaving for Sri Lanka the renowned sand artist said he plans to create the world's longest sand Buddha near the Parliament house of the island country.

"The five-day event will begin on May 10 and we will start creating the 50-ft long sand Buddha from tomorrow," said Pattnaik.

The internationally acclaimed artist has recently won the jury prize gold medal at the 10th Moscow Sand Art Championship 2017.

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