Goa Tourism Dept. organizes Sand Sculpting competition at Colva to commemorate World No Tobacco Day


Panjim, may 25: The  South Goa office of the  Department of Tourism  is organizing   a  Sand  Sculpting  Competition  on  May 31, 2015 to commemorate  ‘World  No Tobacco Day’.
The competition  will be  held at Colva beach in South Goa  and is  open  to  participants  from the age group of  18 and above. The participants  can  sculpt individually or in pairs.
Sand Sculpting  is  a  very popular art  form and   the clean beaches in Goa offer  a good  platform  for  sand sculpting.
Attractive prizes  will be  given  to the first three best  sand sculptures along with  10 consolation prizes. The  prizes  have been sponsored by  several hotels in Goa.
The  first prize winner  will be awarded Rs 15,000, second Rs 10,000  and third  Rs 5,000. An amount of  Rs 2,000 each will be awarded  to the consolation  winners.
The   competition is organized under the  Chairmanship of the South Goa Collector  and co-ordinated  by Deputy Director  of  Tourism South Zone,  Jose Gracias. The  competition will begin at 9.00 am  and  will be  judged  by a panel of experts later in the  day. The  sand sculptures   will be  on display for public  viewing.
The  area allocated  for  each  participant   will be  3 mts x 3 mts.
Those interested  in  participating have to  register on or  before  May 29, 2015 on deptgoatourismsouthzone@gmail.com.