On the territory of the Central Library in Kolyvan Novosibirsk region appeared bust of the poet Alexander Pushkin from high-strength concrete.
As told at the Museum of Novosibirsk Larissa Volkova, museum coordinated the project, the patriotic organization "Alley of Russian glory" donated the bust, and the deputy of the Legislative Assembly of Kolyvansky and Bolotninskogo areas VAT Alexander Shpikelman paid pedestal, delivery and installation — only about 120 thousand rubles .
Perpetuate the Pushkin initiators decided therefore that next year will mark the 215th anniversary of his birth, explained Larissa Volkova.
Kolyvansky bust — a copy of the famous sculptor, Honored Artist of Russia Alexander Apollonova. The monument is made of high-strength concrete and painted by antique. The weight of the bust — 300 kg, the entire structure with a pedestal weighs about 2 tons.
According to the Museum of Novosibirsk, until the end of October of the same bust appears in Novosibirsk about Library. Pushkin at the address. Broad, 15. Now the city has only one memorial dedicated to Pushkin — about pedagogical lyceum. Pushkin Street. Dobrolyubova in the October district.