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Tag: Sand Artist

Say No To Tobacco
Protect The Environment: Odisha Artist's Appeal On 'World No Tobacco Day'

Acclaimed sand artist Manas Sahoo comes up with a sand sculpture in Puri on the occasion of "World No Tobacco Day".

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From Naxal-Hit Malkangiri To Puri Beach, Budding Sand Artist Sculpts Success Story

Puri: From a remote village in Naxal-hit Malkangiri district to the world-famous beach in Puri, 24-year-old budding sand artist Muka Kabasi is making waves with his creations. Born and brought up in a farming family with limited resources to make ends meet, Kabasi’s life changed after he joined a sand art school run by renowned […]

Sudarsan Pattnaik Selected For Italian Golden Sand Art Award

Bhubaneswar: Internationally acclaimed sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik has been selected for the prestigious Italian Golden Sand Art Award 2019. He will be honoured during the International Scorrana Sand Nativity in Italy scheduled to be held from November 13 to 18. Pattnaik said he will also represent India in International scorrana sand Nativity. As many as […]

Kapil Sharma and wife Ginni
Here's a unique wish for Kapil Sharma, the sand art way

Puri: Internationally acclaimed sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik through a sand art congratulated comedian Kapil Sharma who will tie the knot with his long time girlfriend Ginni Chatrath in Jalandhar, Punjab today. Through his sand art at the Puri Beach, Patnaik has conveyed best wishes to Kapil and Ginni for the new innings of their life. […]

Sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik to head Odisha Lalit Kala Akademi

Bhubaneswar: Internationally acclaimed sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik was appointed president of Odisha Lalit Kala Akademi by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today. Pattnaik’s appointment as the chief of the State’s apex body for fine arts came after the resignation of former president of the academy, Raghunath Mohapatra, who was recently nominated to Rajya Sabha. A selection […]

Sudarsan's awareness campaign on crime against minor girls

Puri: Amid growing public outrage against the State Government which has reportedly failed to address the atrocities committed on women, particularly minor girls in Odisha, internationally acclaimed sand artist and Padma Shree Sudarsan Pattnaik has come up with a sand sculpture in order to create awareness among the people. Pattnaik, along with his students sculpted […]

Govt has neglected me: sand artist Manas Sahoo

Puri: Acclaimed  sand artist Manas Kumar Sahoo has slammed the State government alleging that despite working for development of Odisha tourism for the last 22 years, the latter has neglected him and overlooked his skills. “Even after working so hard for promotion of the state tourism at national and international levels, I am being neglected […]

Online course on sand art to begin in March 2018

Puri: Give him sand and master artist Sudarshan Pattnaik can build you virtually anything. And now, his dream of taking the art form to newer heights, with an online course will soon become a reality with the support of Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) and HRD ministry. Announced almost a year back, Pattnaik’s ambitious […]

Sudarshan to represent India in Sand Sculpting Championship

Bhubaneswar: Renowned sand artist from Odisha Sudarsan Pattnaik will represent India in Singapore International Sand Sculpting Championship 2017 where he plans to highlight the hazards of ocean pollution through his art. Pattnaik said the competition, to be held from August 28 to 31 at Santosa, will see participation of as many as 15 artists from […]

The Power of One

Ace sand sculptor, Padma Shri awardee, activist Sudarsan Pattnaik made headlines recently with his dharna to get Banki Muahana, the point where the river meets Bay of Bengal, cleaned up. What started as a quiet hunger strike with a handful of supporters grew organically on social media with the news making it to the focus […]

Sand artist Sudarsan Patnaik admitted to hospital

Puri/Bhubaneswar: Sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik, who has been on a hunger strike demanding cleaning of Bankimuhan beach in Puri, was today admitted to a privately-run hospital in Bhubaneswar. Well-wishers and supporters of Sudarsan took him to the hospital following deterioration in his condition. Sudarsan was on a hunger strike since Tuesday demanding immediate measures by […]

Sand Artist Sudarsan Pattnaik appointed brand ambassador of OMFED

Bhubaneswar: Renowned sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik was appointed as the brand ambassador of Orissa State Cooperative Milk Producers’ Federation Limited (OMFED) here on Monday. Omfed Managing Director Vishal Gagan said Pattnaik would play a significant role in popularising its products through his sand art in various fairs & festivals. The presence of the renowned sand […]

Radha-Krushna Sculpture
Radha-Krushna sand sculpture by Manas Sahu for Holi

Puri: In view of the festival of colours, Holi, a sand sculpture has been created at Puri sea beach by sand artist Manas Sahu. Marking the festival of love and brotherhood, Manas has created a sand sculpture of Radha-Krushna. According to Manas it took him nearly eight hours to create the 15 foot wide sculpture. He […]

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Sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik honoured by Bahrain

Bhubaneswar: Noted sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik has been felicitated by Bahrain for his contribution in arts and culture. Pattnaik was honoured by Bahrain’s Minister of Education Majid Bin Ali Al Nuaimi yesterday for sharing his experience and skills with the teachers of that country. Odisha resident Pattnaik had received an invitation by Kingdom’s Economic Development […]

Sand Art Record
Sudarsan Pattnaik creates world record with tallest sand sculpture

Puri: Sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik today created a Guinness World Record by sculpting a more than 48 feet tall sand castle at Puri beach. Sudarsan along with 45 students of his Sand Art Institute created this 48 feet 7 inch tall sculpture which beat the previous record which was in the name of a sand […]

Sudarsan sets World Record by creating 1,000 Santa Claus in sand

Puri: Noted sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik has set a new World Record by creating 1,000 Santa Claus in sand at the Puri beach on occasion of the Christmas, confirmed the Limca Book of Records today. Pattnaik has broken the earlier world record set by him in 2012 when he created 500 sand Santa Clauses. Notably, […]

Sand artist Pattnaik to sculpt in Mumbai

Mumbai: Globally renowned sand artist from Odisha, Sudarsan Pattnaik will create a masterpiece at Mumbai’s Juhu Beach on Saturday to mark the end of the state’s ‘Nirmal Sagar Tat Abhiyaan’ (NSTA), an official said here on Thursday. Pattnaik, 39, is currently in Mumbai after travelling the coastal Konkan region as the brand ambassador of Maharashtra […]

Sudarsan's sand sculpture congratulates Sindhu

Puri: Renowned sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik created a sand sculpture at Puri beach of Odisha congratulating badminton player P V Sindhu on winning silver medal in Rio Olympics and also her coach Gopichand. Pattnaik said he had created a 5 ft high sand sculpture yesterday to congratulate Sindhu and also thank her coach Gopichand. He […]

100 sand Raths created at Puri beach

Internationally acclaimed sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik today completed carving 100 sand chariots at Puri beach in Odisha.

Govt, corporates should promote artists: Sudarsan Pattnaik

Having traversed an arduous path from a child labour to an acclaimed sand sculptor, Sudarsan Pattnaik laments lack of support for artists and wants government and corporates to encourage and promote those pursuing creative pursuits