Sand Artist

Manas kumar Sahoo has been doing sand art for twenty years. He has participated in various sand art exhibitions held in India & Overseas. It has been nine years since he turned to sand animation. His hard work and passion have earned him national and international fame. He now resides in Puri with his parents Prahlad Sahoo and Manorama Sahoo and spends his afternoon with his team experimenting on Sand Sculpture and Sand Animation on the sandy beach of Puri.

INTERNATIONAL ACHIEVEMENTS

# Brand Lunch of Consolidated Gulf Company at Doha- QATAR- 2011
# International Talent Hunt @ Dubai media Incorporate by Govt of Dubai-2010
# India Festival-Amstardam-Holand –2008
# Asia fair at Brussels in Belgium in 2008
# Participated in India @ 60 festivals at New York.2007
# Participated in Langkawi International Sand Sculpture Festival at Malaysia in 2007
# Participated in International Students Conference at Dubai in 2007
# Participated in 15TH Asian Games, Doha 2006
# Participated in World Championship of Sand Sculpture in Canada in 2006
# Participated in Muscat Festival at Oman in 2003
# Participated in 3rd World Masters Sand Sculpture Championship 2001 and bagged 3rd Prize in Italy

NATIONAL ACHIEVEMENTS

  • Coca Cola India’s 20th Anniversary Day 2013 Celebration through Sand Animation at The Oberoi, New Delhi
  • Cairn India Success Story 2013 at The Taj Man Singh Palace, New Delhi
  • Lunching ceremony of Fortis Hospital, Gurgaon,through Sand Animation, in presence of Bollywood Super Star Salman Khan & wid the children of Being Human (A Salman Khan Foundation) 2013
  • Lunch of “Colgate Visible White” with Actress Sonam Kapoor & Fashion Designer Manish Malhotra at The Grand Hyatt, Mumbai 2013
  • Brand lunch of “LG Infinia Smart Slim LED Tv” at Hotel Kempinski Ambiance, New Delhi, 2013
  • Logo lunch of “Mondelez India” (formerly Cadbury India) 2013
  • Promo of Aamir Khan’s “SATYAMEV JAYATE” through Sand Animation on Star Plus 2012
  • Sand Animation in Lunch of “Mylan India” pharmaceuticals 2012 at The Taj, Mumbai
  • Brand Lunch Of “Serco Global Services” 2012 at The Oberai, Gurgaon
  • Felicitated by Mr Rajdeep Sardesai, editor in chief CNN-IBN, on occasion of Citizen Journalist Award-2012 at Taj Palace Hotel, New Delhi
  • “Sleepwell 40 years of Excellency Award” by famous Cricketer & Member of Parliament Mr Navjot Singh Sidhu at Hotel Le Meridian, New Delhi-2012
  • A Felicitation Performance, on the Occasion of 100 year Celebration of Indian Army. (Radio frequency wing)
  • Historical Performance at the visit of Smt Pratibha Devisingh Patil (The President Of India) for 100yrs CBI Celebration, at Mumbai- 2010
  • Appreciation award by Sir Vittorio Colao(Global Chief), VODAFONE ESSAR Cellular Limited at Pune in 2010
  • Best Citizen Award by DM, Puri, Odisha
  • Felicitate by Sri Pranab Mukharjee, Minister of Finance(Govt of India) at 90th Anniversary of Union Bank Of India, Delhi in 2010
  • Performed at “Go GoaA-12” at International convocation of Nestle Limited at Hotel Park Hyatt, Cansaulim, South Goa-2012
  • Inauguration of book “The Moving World” of Kinetic Advertising (India) Ltd through Sand Animation at Hotel Westin, Mumbai-2012
  • Lunching of Mercedes Benz New “CLS 350 Blue Efficiency”car segment at Taj Coromandel, Chennai-2011
  • Cordial performance at ‘HP Annual Convocation-2011’ at The Leela-Kovallam Beach, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala
  • Sand Animated Promotional film of hindi mega serial “SHOBHA SOMANATH KII”, on ‘ZEE TV’ by Zee Networks Ltd – 2011
  • Lunching of BMW X1 series car through Sand Animation at New Delhi- 2011
  • Sand Sculpture of YAHOO.COM at Goa International Festival-2011, Goa, India
  • Brand lunch for “ALSTOM” group, at New Delhi-2011
  • Participated in INDIA’S GOT TALENT-2 of on ‘COLOR’ television Channel in 2010
  • Participated in Goa International film festival in 2007
  • Participated in 350th Agra Celebration in 2005
  • Participated in ITF New Delhi in 2002 & 2003
  • Participated in TTF Kolkata in 1999
  • etc ……