International sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik has been selected for Moscow sand art championship 2016.
The sand sculpture competition will be held from April 21 to 27 at Kolomenskoye, Moscow in Russia. Twenty top sculptors from different countries, including India, will compete in the championship.
Sudarsan had earlier participated in more than 50 International sand sculpture championships and festivals around the world and won many prizes for the country. He was awarded the 4th highest civilian award Padma Shri in 2014 by Govt. of India.