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Bucharest City Hall will place a statue of Nelson Mandela in a square or park

The General Council of Bucharest has approved on Thursday the location of a statue of South African leader Nelson Mandela. The statue will be done after a contest. “In 2018, South Africa commemorates the centenary since the birth of Nelson ...

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Statue of Prince Rainier III – unveiled in Circus Park in the presence of Princess Stephanie de Monaco

Mayor General Gabriela Firea and Princess Stephanie of Monaco have inaugurated on Wednesday the monument dedicated to Prince Rainier III. The statue, located in the front of the Bucharest Circus, was made by the sculptor Ionel Stoicescu and costs RON ...

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Monument dedicated to the Colectiv victims unveiled on Sunday

A bronze monument representing an angel, dedicated to the memory of those 64 youngsters who died in the Colectiv fire, will be inaugurated in the square in front of the former Colectiv club on Sunday, October 30, one year after ...

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The enigmatic story of the Virgin Mary statue in Benesat

A mysterious statue ensemble having a stone carved statue of Virgin Mary as central piece can be found in a household in Benesat locality, Sălaj County. The historical monument made almost two centuries ago is hidden in a courtyard, half ...

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Decebalus statue from the Iron Gates among the most impressive ones in the world

Decebalus’ statue near Orsova, Romania ranks among the 16 most enormous statues in a ranking recently conducted by Business Insider. “This rock sculpture of the face of Decebalus, Dacia’s last king, is carved on a jagged outcrop of the Danube ...

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Shakhtar’s Romanian coach Mircea Lucescu to have a statue in Donetsk

Romanian coach Mircea Lucescu, who led soccer club Shakhtar of Donetsk to their biggest victories, will have a statue in this Ukrainian city, the club reported on its website on Friday. A decision to install the work was made on ...

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Brukenthal Museum in Sibiu needs EUR 50 M revamping works

The oldest museum in Central and Eastern Europe, Brukenthal National Museum in Sibiu, urgently needs a thorough restoration, is the warning signal of the museum’s officials. Professor Sabin Luca, director of the museum, once again asked for the authorities’ help ...

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A statue of former US President Ronald Reagan will be unveiled in Ploiesti

County authorities will place in Ploiesti a statue of former US President Ronald Reagan, on the occasion of celebrating 135 years of diplomatic relations between Romania and the US, the cost being borne by two foundations, one of which was ...

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