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Ivan Bunin memorial raised in France

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Ivan Bunin memorial raised in France


05.06.2017

Nobel Foundation// wikimedia.org Ivan Bunin memorial was erected in Grasse city located South-East part of France, RIA Novosti reports. Russian Ambassador in France Alexander Orlov, the monument creator Andrey Kovalchuck, city administration took part in the opening ceremony.

Life-size sculpture of the Nobel laureate leaning on a walking stick is installed in Saint-Hilair library's garden. It is located very near the villa Belvedere where the writer spent 5 years and received news about being granted the Nobel award in 1933. Library workers are thrilled to have "Bunin comeback in a certain sense."

It is worth mentioning that the monument opening will follow with Through Bunin's Eyes exhibition by artist Olga Boldureff dedicated to the Russian writer.

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