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Ministry of Culture of Georgia starts a contest for memorial to repressions’ victims

2010-06-30 17:05

Today Nikoloz Rurua, the Minister of Culture of Georgia, claimed an international contest for memorial to the victims of Stalinist repressions to be erected in Gori, at the place where Stalin memorial used to stand - Georgia Times correspondent.


At a special briefing he claimed it will be a monument to not victims in Georgia alone, but to people killed these years in Hungary, Poland, victims of Holodomor in Ukraine, and to people, died for the independency of Georgia, including victims of August 2008.

Therefore the international contest was announced, all architects and sculptors were called on to participate.

Works and applications can be submitted up to October 15th.

Stalin monument was removed from the central square of Gori on June 25th.


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