Bhubaneswar, 28 May-2014: Noted Odia painter and writer Dinanath Pathy would be felicitated with the prestigious international Rietberg Award 2014. The announcement was made by the Switzerland-based Rietberg Society, which stated Pathy would be honoured in recognition for his contributions to research on the Indian art history and his lifetime dedication to the field of art as a painter.
Pathy would conferred on the award by the Director of Rietberg Museum in Zurich Albert Lutz in the presence of the President of Rietberg Society Eberhard Fischer and head of South East Asian Art Collection Dr Johannes Beltz on June 4. The ward carries a cash prize of 10,000 Swiss Franc and a copper plaque, sources said.
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