Odisha: Unique paintings to be on display during Hockey WC

Bhubaneswar: With the countdown began for the 2018 Men’s Hockey World Cup scheduled from November here, the preparation is in full swing by the State government to promote its art and culture during the mega hockey event.

The authorities have decided to put few unique paintings on display for the audience to draw their attention towards Odisha’s rich culture and great enthusiasm for hockey.

The paintings, a genre of fine art, on hockey created by 25 artists during a six-day camp held at Panthanivas from Oct 1-6, will be displayed during Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup at Kalinga Stadium to take the sports lovers by surprise.

The painting camp organised by Odisha Lalit Kala Akademi in association with Odisha Mining Corporation (OMC) concluded on Saturday.

Apart from putting these paintings on display at Kalinga Stadium, a catalogue of paintings will also be unveiled, said Odisha Lalit Kala Akademi chairman and international sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik during valedictory ceremony of the event yesterday.

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