Holi Festival Sand Art by Manas Sahoo on Puri Beach


Holi is a spring festival. It is also known as the festival of colours or the festival of sharing love. It is an ancient Hindu religious festival which has become popular with non-Hindus in many parts of South Asia, as well as people of other communities outside Asia. The festival signifies the victory of good over evil.

We play and laugh, forget and forgive, and repair broken relationships, and is also celebrated as a thanksgiving for a good harvest. For this loving purpose the reputed international sand artist Mr. Manas Kumar Sahoo has created a beautiful sand sculpture on the eve of “HOLI” in the golden sea beach, near light house of Puri at the distance of 65 k.m from capital of Odisha, Bhubaneswar.

holi-sand-art-manas-sahooHis sculpture is giving the love & peace message throughout the world . The length of this sculpture is 12 feet, utilizing 6 tons of sand by continuous labour of 8 hours . By preparing this sculpture the artist also wants to give the message “No Chemicals Enjoy a pure Holi”.