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Culture news, 28.10.2002 15:40
For the first time in Russia the Monument to the Cat will be openedOctober, 28, 2002 in Saint Petersburg will take place significant event, - the first in Russia the Monument to the Cat will be opened. The monument carries in itself a collective image of all cats and it is conceived as human gratitude to cats - one of the most favourite and most popular pets in our century, living side by side with the person from ancient times.
The idea of creation of the monument belongs to faculty of anatomy and physiology of St.-Petersburg State University and the oldest Petersburg club of cat-fanciers "Felice". The author of the monument - the known sculptor, honoured artist of Russia, professor Anatoly Dema.
The monument will be established in a court yard of main building of the University on Vasilevsky island. Solemn ceremony of opening will be held on Monday, October, 28, at 14.00. Journalists and representatives of the organizations, wishing to take part in this action, are invited.
News source: regnum.ru
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