Kashmiri Artist To Lead ‘Team India’ in US Snow Sculpture Championship-2017

Srinagar—A young Kashmiri artist has been selected among four participants of team India for the Budweiser International Snow Sculpture Championship 2017 to be held in United States. Pertinently four young artists from India including a Kashmiri artist have been selected to represent team India first time in any International snow sculpture festival.

The championship is being organized by the International Snow Sculpture Organizing Committee (ISSCOC) form last 26 years in Breckenridge, Colorado, US. The four artists to represent team India are Zahoor Din Lone, Sunil Kushwaha, Ravi Prakash, Mridul Kumar Upadhyay.


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Zahoor Din Lone who hails from a small village of Pattan Singhpora in north Kashmir has pursued Masters in Fine arts from Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi after completing his Bachelors in Fine arts from University of Kashmir.

Zahoor will be leading a first ever Indian four member team to United States for this Snow Sculpture Championship. Zahoor has earlier participated and gained experience of snow sculpture from ‘Snow Fiesta-2014’, organized by the Eplanner event management and J&K Tourism in Gulmarag.

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