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Lidojums pār pilsētu

Flight over the City

Genādijs Stepanovs
2005

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Description

Aluminium seagull on a 3 m hight granite column.

Inscription(s)

On the edge of the base names of sponsors:
biznesa augstskola "turība"
rīgas baivas biedrība
rīgas dome
zinātņu akadēmija

sponsors
ITERA LATVIJA
prezidents juris savickis

Annotation

The sculpture is dedicated to outstanding people of Riga, it commemorates Riga's history, ethnicity, demography, geography and ecology. It is a enlargement of the annual award of Riga. The work was sponsored by Latvia Gas with help of the Turiba Business School, The Riga City Council, the Science Academy and the Riga Prize Society.

The architect of the monument is Jānis Krastiņš.

Rīga - Lidojums pār pilsētu

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Locatie (N 56°57'8" - E 24°6'43")

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