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Maailman rauha

World Peace

Oleg Kiryukhin
1990

Helsinki /  Maailman rauha   Helsinki /  Maailman rauha

Description

Bronze sculpture of five figures representing the inhabitants of the five continents. The figures, supporting a globe decorated by foliage, are participating in a demonstration, fists raised in defence of peace.

Inscription(s)

MAAILMANRAUHA
moskovan lahja helsingille
kuvanveistäjä o.s. kirjuhin

VÄRLDSFRED
gåva av moskva till helsingfors
skulptör o.s. kirjuhin

МОНУМЕНТ «МИР ВО ВСЕМ МИРЕ»
дар города москвы городу хельсинки
скульптор о.с. кирюхин

World Peace
Gift of the City of Moscow to the City of Helsinki
Sculptor: O.S. Kiryukhin

Annotation

Donated by the City of Moscow to the City of Helsinki and unveiled on 14 January 1990. In 2008, the World Peace was voted both the third ugliest and also the third most loved statue in Helsinki by the readers of Finnish newspapers.

Helsinki - Maailman rauha

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Location (N 60°10'41" - E 24°57'12")

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