Puri: International sand artist Manas Kumar Sahoo has created 4:13 seconds sand animation promotional video for Puri Beach Carnival 2017. The week-long carnival will begin on January 20.
Hosts of activities will be organized starting from cultural, adventure, dance, music and sports at a three-km stretch on the Puri beach for visitors.
For the first time, such a mega event is planned in Odisha in the tourist season. The carnival, which will be held on the lines of Goa carnival, will have lots of fun and entertainment activities for tourists as well as locals in the next one week.
For this mega event, Manas Sahoo has created 4:13 seconds sand animation promotional video and sand sculptures.
The week-long cultural extravaganza will begin with a colorful carnival parade showcasing the cultural diversity of Odisha with a procession of decorated bullock carts and rickshaws. Besides, naval band, school children, Sahi Medha, Ghantua, Odissi, Mahari, Sambalpuri, Pala, Gotipua, and Chhau performers will participate in the event.