Chandrabhaga(Konark)Odisha: The five-day International Sand Art Festival here on the sea bech came to an end with artistes recreating images of ancient temples and historical monuments.
As many as 126 sand artistes including six foreign sand sculptors from America, Canada, Russia, Ireland, Denmark and Togo participated in the Festival which started on December 1, 2019.
Buddhism remained a very popular theme for the artistes. Ayodhya Ram Mandir issue also fascinated the imagination of the creators.
Famous ancient temples of Odisha and South India also featured in the Festival on the concluding day.