The competition was held between 22nd and 28th April at Kolomenskoye, Moscow in Russia. The theme for the competition was “The world around us”. Pattnaik was the Indian representative in the competition, where twenty-five sculptors from different countries participated.
- The chief organizer of the event was Pavel Menikov.
- The Indian ambassador to Russia is Pankaj Saran.
- Sudarsan Pattnaik has won the jury prize gold medal at the 10th Moscow Sand art Championship.
- Sudarsan Pattnaik is from Odisha