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Culture news, 22.10.2002 18:36

The park of modern sculpture was opened in Saint-Petersburg

The park of modern sculpture was opened in Saint-Petersburg By Petersburg's 300th Anniversary Celebration the park of modern sculpture was opened on the 21st of October in the yard of a philological faculty of Saint-Petersburg State University. Sculpture “Thoughts about Small Prince” was the first work to be placed there. Its author – a member of Artists’ Union of Russia, Armenia and UNESCO Arsen Avetisyan – is well known to Saint-Petersburg citizens by its sculptural composition “Circus arrived” that is near the building in Fontanka. Nataliya Batozhok, chairman of the Committee on the Preparation and Organization of St. Petersburg's 300th Anniversary Celebration, Ludmila Verbitskaya, rector of Saint-Petersburg State University and Sergey Bogdanov, dean of philological faculty of Saint-Petersburg State University took part in the ceremony of grand opening of the park.

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