A competition to create a monument to fallen Heroes is planned to be held in the region
On Thursday, at the initiative of the Regional Council Chairman Volodymyr Chubirko, there was a meeting with artists to discuss the preparatory phase of the regional competition for the best project of the monument to Heroes (both the Heaven's Hundred and the soldiers killed during the armed conflict).
Its participants were famous people in the art world.
The meeting was also attended by representatives of the Department of Culture of the RSA, the Department of Urban Planning and Architecture of the RSA, the city planning and inventory service of the urban planning and architecture department of Uzhgorod City Council.
The First Deputy Chairman of the Regional Council Mykhailo Popovich told about the idea, called for cooperation and said that the Regional Council decided to consult with the professionals on this important issue, the solution of which can not be postponed. For Heroes, who died defending their homeland, deserve such memorial. In his view, government's and artists' actions in this matter should be transparent, patriotic, well-targeted.
The artists said that the idea was reasonable and expressed hope that professionals - artists, designers, architects would offer their professional interesting projects to address this issue.
To ensure effective work, the meeting participants decided to establish a working group of the city and regional architects, who will be authorized to chose a site, to discuss it at the architectural board and to submit appropriate proposals within 10 days.
It is also envisaged that a tender committee will be established, which will determine the best project and submit them to the jury and the parliamentary committee for consideration and approval.