Monument to hero
A monument of Soviet Union Hero, Manshuk Mametova will be erected in Astana. The monument is given as a gift from the West Kazakhstan regional authorities for the 20th anniversary of Astana. The sketch competition for the monument of the legendary machine gunner was announced at the end of last year. The work of Murat Mansurov was selected among the submitted drafts. The monument of the Soviet Union Hero who died during the Nevel liberation campaign will be erected in the center of a new park, located in the area of 1.5 hectares at the crossroads of Zhenis and Bogenbay Batyr avenues. The project cost is 500 million Tenge.
TALGAT ZHUSSUPBEKOV, DIRECTOR OF CULTURAL HERITAGE PROTECTION OF WEST KAZAKHSTAN REGION:
- The clay form of the monument is ready. Its height will be 3.6 meters and base about 2.5 meters. The total height is about six meters. The monument will be made of bronze and the base will be made of granite.