Puri: International sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik has created the world’s biggest sand Santa face at Puri beach in Odisha.
With the message ‘World Peace’, the 25 ft high and 50 feet wide face was created in 3 days. Sudarsan was assisted by 40 of his students to create sand Santa face.
On the eve of Christmas celebrations International sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik created the World’s biggest sand Santa face with message “World Peace” on the Puri beach of Odisha.
He has created 25 feet height and 50 ft width of sand Santa face and this will be placed in the Limca book of World record. He has also created a sand sculpture of God Jesus in front of the Santa face. He has used about 600 tonnes of sand including coloured sand.
The master sculptor assisted by 40 of his disciples at the Sudarsan Sand Art Institute of Puri and they took 3 days (35 hours) to build up the mammoth structure.
The record-making sculpture will on display till January 1st and thousands of tourists and pilgrims who are in the temple town have been thronging to the beach every day for a glimpse of the marvellous structure.
Sudarsan had already many world records in the Limca Book of Records. He is also Guinness World record holder by creating World’s tallest Sandcastle.
So far, Padma Shri awardee sand artist Sudarsan has participated in more than 50 international sand sculpture championships and festivals around the World and has won a number of accolades for the country.