Nikolaev continues to prepare for the City Day. In particular, are conducted it is repair - restoration works on an upclassing and restoration of monuments of a cultural heritage of the city.
The head of the security department of a cultural heritage of the Nikolaev city council Irina Bondarenko says that now pass works on restoration and an upclassing of three monuments: "To victims of fascism and the Nikolaev underground workers", a monument "The worker of Nikolaev - to participants of the first mayovkas" and a monument to Vladimir Ilyich Lenin. Works on improvement are carried out by the Municipal enterprise "Funeral services", and Irina Bondarenko's department is engaged in restoration of monuments. Intend to arrange well the territory of monuments to the City Day, and to carry out restorations will be till October.
The monument "To victims of fascism and the Nikolaev underground workers" is near an old city cemetery, on crossing of Hersonskoye Highway and st. 2-й Ingulskoy. It opened in 1969. In the top part of a granite obelisk - a bronze face of Grieving Mother, in bottom, representing the rock, faces of three anonymous heroes are cut. The author of a monument - the Nikolaev sculptor Oleg Zdikhovsky. Plates round a monument are already replaced, there are works on restoration of an eternal flame on a mass grave.
In 1976 in Leskakh at Iskra movie theater the sculptural group "The worker of Nikolaev - to participants of the first mayovkas" was established. It represents four bronze figures of workers. One of them holds a leaflet in hand, another lifted a red banner. Authors of composition - the sculptor G. M. Miroshnichenko and the architect V. G. Butakov.
- Works on restoration of this monument are now conducted, its ceremonial opening is planned for September 12, - Irina Bondarenko speaks.
The monument to Vladimir Ilyich Lenin was open in our city in 1957. On 8 - ми the meter pedestal which has been laid out from pink polished granite, there is Lenin's six-meter bronze figure. The author of a monument - the sculptor Shota Mikotadze. According to Irina Bondarenko already today Lenin started improving, from a monument will be cleaned oxidize, to the City Day it will be ordered.
Which bag will be spent for improvement and restoration of these monuments, Irina Bondarenko couldn't tell, but noted that from the city budget enough funds are allocated, it is possible even all of them and won't be spent, after all it is necessary to order and other city monuments.
This year by department of protection of a cultural heritage were carried out it is repair - restoration works of a crypt of the founder of the Kharkov university Vasily Karazin. The entrance was repaired, walls are ordered. But residents all the same get into the building and spoil a crypt.
In department plans until the end of the year to carry out improvement and monument restoration "To soldiers to liberators" which is in the Ship area, on Oktyabrsky Ave. and Olshantsev St. crossing.
In general, the head of the security department of a cultural heritage of the Nikolaev city council Irina Bondarenko noted that residents, especially young, scornfully treat monuments.
- Can skate on platforms of plates on roller-skaters or bicycles as there rather equal surface, paint monuments from barrels, cripple sculptures. What huge money which needs to be taken in the city budget are required to restore all this, - the chief speaks.