Odisha sand art festival kicks off on Saturday
Odisha's popular International Sand Art Festival will kick off here on Saturday, said an official on Friday.
Slated to take place at the Chandrabhaga Beach near Konark, the five-day festival will see participation of over 30 Indian and 10 international artists from Mexico, Spain, Singapore, France, Norway, Germany, the Netherland and the US, the Odisha Tourism Department said.
The festival will run from December 1 to 5.
Apart from being a melange of diverse sand sculptures, the festival will also award the best sand art with a cash prize of Rs 1,00,000, it added.
(With inputs from agencies.)