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Monumento al 'Chicharro'

Monument for the 'Chicharro'

Chicharrero is a name given to the inhabitants of the inhabitants of Santa Cruz de Tenerife by those form La Laguna in reference to the former eating the cheap fish 'chicharro'.
Francisco Rodríguez de Armas & Evelina Martín Rodríguez
Fundición Esculturas Bronzo (La Laguna - Tenerife)
1979 (2003)

Santa Cruz de Tenerife /  Monumento al 'Chicharro'   Santa Cruz de Tenerife /  Monumento al 'Chicharro'

Description

Sculpture of a fish on a wave.

Originally the sculpture was donated to the city by the Venezuelan Cultural Association, the "Liqui-Liquis" as a gift to the city of Santa Cruz and the island of Tenerife.
The present sculpture is a replica of the original one, made by the students of the Escuela de Industriales de Caracas, that was vandazalized and removed years ago.

Inscription(s)

el ilmo. sr. don miguel zerolo aguilar
alcalde de la ciudad, inauguró
este monumento al "chicharro"
réplica del que en 1979 donaron
los liqui-liquis al pueblo de
santa cruz de tenerife

4 de noviembre de 2003
The illustrious mr. Miguel Zerolo Aguilar
mayor of the city, inaugurated
this monument to the "Chicharro",
replica of the one that in 1979 was donated
by the Liqui-Liquis to the people of
Santa Cruz de Tenerife

4 November 2003

Santa Cruz de Tenerife - Monumento al 'Chicharro'

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Location (N 28°28'3" - W 16°15'3")

Item Code: esca611; Photograph: 1 February 2020
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