Odisha artist creates 1,000 sand sculptures of Santa Claus

3 months ago | 26-12-2016 | ANI

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) [India], Dec. 26 (ANI): Renowned sand artist Sudarshan Pattnaik created around 1,000 sculptures of Santa Claus in Odisha during the Christmas weekend in an attempt to create a world record.

He, along with 35 students, created around 1,000 sculptures of Santa Claus using a huge amount of sand.

A sculpture of Jesus Christ along with Mother Mary attracted the attention of many at the beach.

In 2012, in a similar record, Pattnaik and his team created 500 sculptures of Santa Claus and in 2015, Pattnaik created a national record by making a 45-feet high sculpture of Santa Claus. (ANI)