This Saturday, September 6, exactly 30 years as the Nikolaev zoo works at the new territory will be executed. For this reason this day in a zoo there will be a holiday.
It is a little history. At the end of 60-x years it became clear that the zoo territory - the former estate of his founder Nikolay Leontovich
Within anniversary actions in the territory of a zoo will pass a gala concert, veterans of construction will be presented, the "Zoo History in Persons" exhibition (portraits of directors of a zoo the Nikolaev artist Sergey Panteleychuk executed) will open.
One more event will take place - on the central avenue the memorial board devoted to the head of the Executive Committee of the City Soviet of People's Deputies to Ivan Maksimovich Kanayev, the person without whom there would be no new zoo will open.
Besides, open-air cages after the reconstruction which has been carried out with assistance of the RUSAL and Kiyevstar companies will be solemnly open.
All this waits for visitors of a zoo on September 6 at 12.00 - at this particular time the holiday will begin.
(it was located on a place of the present building of the regional state administration) - it is too small for his inhabitants. Therefore the decision by a method of "national building" was made to construct a zoo on a new place. More than 100 enterprises and the organizations enclosed the work in a construction of that complex which became the new house for animals and birds in 1978 and which acts to this day.