Monument dedicated to the victims of Communism - Zilina, Slovakia
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N 49° 13.288 E 018° 44.538
34U E 335605 N 5454529
Quick Description: [EN]Memorial is near ciy hall in Zilina city. [SK]Pamatnik je pri radnici v Ziline.
Location: Žilinský kraj, Slovakia
Date Posted: 11/13/2010 6:47:50 AM
Waymark Code: WMA3ZN
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop
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Long Description:
[EN]
Memorial dedicated to the victims of Communism was uncover 15. September 1998 before ciy hall in Zilina. Memorial remind 705 citizens which was doomed to death during communism, 71.000 politicals process, 16.000 people which was exiled from home, 13.000 people which was violently escorted to convict labor.
Monumet is on square which has the same name like memorial name. This is first square with this name in Slovakia.

Milan Lukac - sculptor - created this monument from iron. It is a symbol of "Iron Corutain". On the monument is a piece of barbed wire, bars on windows - symbols of communism. He was born in the year 1962 in Bojnice city. He studied in Bratislava on high school and by prof. Jean Cardot in Paris.


[SK]
Pamatnik obetiam komunizmu bol slavnostne odhaleny 15. 9. 1998 a nachadza sa pred Mestskym uradom v Ziline na Nam. obetiam komunizmu. Pamatnik pripomina 705 obcanov, ktorych pocas komunizmu na Slovensku odsudili na smrt, vyse 71 tisic politickych procesov, takmer 16 tisic ludi nasilne vyhnanych zo svojich domovov a vyse 13 tisic ludi eskortovanych na nutene prace. Mesto Zilina ako prve na Slovensku pomenovalo jedno zo svojich namesti po obetiach komunizmu. Na navrh primatora Ing. Jana Slotu bol maly priestor s parcikom pred mestskym uradom pomenovany ako Namestie obeti komunizmu.

Autor diela sochar Milan Lukac sa narodil v roku 1962 v Bojniciach. V rokoch 1981- 87 studoval na VSVU v Bratislave socharstvo u prof. J. Kulicha a L. Snopeka a v rokoch 1985 - 86 na Ecole Nationale Superieure des Beaux Arts v Parizi u prof. Jeana Cardota. Od roku 1990 posobi ako docent na Fakulte architektury STU v Bratislave. Venuje sa komornemu a monumentalnemu socharstvu, malbe, kresbe a grafike, zucastnuje sa medzinarodnych socharskych sympozii. Za svoju tvorbu ziskal mnohe ocenenia doma aj v zahranici. Z jeho diel je znamy Pamatnik politickym vaznom v Ziline a Pamatnik holokaustu v Bratislave.

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Location: near main entrance to building

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