International Sand Art Festival 2019 in Odisha

International Sand Art Festival 2019 in Odisha

International Sand Art Festival 2019
International Sand Art Festival 2019

International Sand Art Festival 2019

Date: 1 – 5 December 2019
Venue: Chandrabhaga Beach, Konark Time: 6.30 PM – 9.00 PM

International Sand Art Festival is a popular festival held Chandrabhaga Beach, just 3 km from Konark, famous for the Surya temple, in Odisha state. Sand artists from India and other countries will participate in this unique festival.
Organised by Odisha tourism, this unique Festival is a rare opportunity to present the very best skills in sand art in international level. Many National & International Sand Artist participate in the festival. Usually the festival celebrates from 1st December to 5th December. Mostly best international sand artists from Mexico, Spain, Singapore, France, Norway, Germany, Netherland & USA will present their skills and craftsmanship here. The creator of best sand art can win amazing prizes and cash awards. Definitely, the visitors can experience amazing craftsmanship in sand art during the festive days.

Odisha formerly known as Orissa is an eastern Indian state known for its cultural and heritage diversity. The capital, Bhubaneswar, is home to hundreds of temples. There are enormous tourist destinations in the state.

Odisha Tourism – must see destinations
Konark Sun Temple
Puri Beach
Chilika Lake
Jagannath Temple
Bhitarkanika National Park
Dhauli Hill
Gopalpur Sea Beach
Hirakud Dam
Simlipal National Park

Wildlife Sanctuaries in Odisha
Baisipalli Wildlife Sanctuary
Balimela Wildlife Sanctuary
Balukhand-Konark Wildlife Sanctuary
Bhitarkanika Mangroves
Bhitarkanika National Park
Chandaka Elephant Sanctuary
Debrigarh Wildlife Sanctuary
Hadgarh Wildlife Sanctuary
Karlapat Wildlife Sanctuary
Kondakameru Wildlife Sanctuary
Lakhari Valley Wildlife Sanctuary
Nandankanan Zoological Park
Satkosia Tiger Reserve
Sunabeda Tiger Reserve

Scenic spots
Gupteswar Cave

Waterfalls in Odisha
Badaghagara Waterfall
Barehipani Falls
Devkund Waterfall
Duduma Waterfalls
Joranda Falls
Khandadhar Falls, Kendujhar
Khandadhar Falls, Sundagarh
Koilighugar Waterfall
Sanaghagara Waterfall
Dian Jhar (Diudhar waterfall), Cuttack

Beaches in Odisha
Chandipur Beach
Gahirmatha Beach
Gopalpur Beach
Konark Beach
Puri Beach
Talasari Beach

Buddhist and jain monuments
Udayagiri and Khandagiri Caves

Forts and Museums
Barabati Fort
Chudanga Gada
Raibania Fort
Odisha State Museum
Regional Museum of Natural History, Bhubaneswar
Tribal Research Institute Museum


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