Add to favorite
 
Subscribe to our Newsletters Subscribe to our Newsletters Get Daily Updates RSS

Fundraising for Monument to Tragically Lost Swans in Nizhny Novgorod
31.03.2015 12:41
Fundraising for Monument to Tragically Lost Swans in Nizhny Novgorod

The monument will immortalize love and devotion of two dead swans, namely Gvidon and Tsarevna.

      The monument will be set up in the central avenue of the Nizhny Novgorod Zoo, where their feelings lived for eight years until the birds’ untimely death.

      The tragedy happened in Nizhny Novgorod several months ago. The female swan named Tsarevna trustingly ate bread given by visitors. A needle somehow happened to be in one of the bread pieces. Two weeks later she perished tortured by vehement pains.

      After her death the male swan Gvidon ceased contacting other birds in the zoo. The zoo workers hoped that the bird community would help the swan overcome his tragic grief but he stopped eating. Gvidon was placed in an isolated hospital, but the attempts to save him failed: he could not live on without his sweetheart.

      Now the staff of the Nizhny Novgorod Zoo appeal to the locals and tourists for financial support of the monument to the ever faithful swan couple. 




Author: Vera Ivanova

Tags: Unusual Monuments Nizhny Novgorod    

Next Previous


You might also find interesting:

New Year Holidays Calendar
11.12.2019
SEZ will be Created at the Mamison Ski Resort in North Ossetia
30.09.2019
More than 60 Beaches Opened in Sochi, Following New Requirements
17.06.2020
World Snow Day will be Celebrated in Rosa Khutor
14.01.2020
Self-isolation in Moscow will be Canceled from June 9
08.06.2020







Comment on our site


RSS   twitter   facebook   submit

Bookmark and Share

search on the map
TAGS:
Pskov  Aeroflot  Private Collections  train tickets Russia FIFA  Plyos  TNK-BP  Samara  medicine  Andreapol  Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia  Russian journalists  Krasnogorsk   Gazprom  Exhibitions in Moscow  interesting facts about Russian cities  Events in Moscow  Russian regions  Isilkul  Slantsy  Natalya Gundareva  Russian opera  Liv Ullmann  Loveless  Macau  Filigree  St. Petersburg  Dmitri Hvorostovsky  VTB  criminality  Moscow  Russian tourists  Garik Sukachev  travel to Russia  Demidovs' Mansion  Art Critics  Russian tourism  All Russia People's Front  Russian Cinema  Russian politicians  Fans  Festivals in Moscow  Climate Forum  Russian scientists  Seliger  Russian Architecture  New Films  Russian business  Republic of Bashkortostan  North Caucasus  LGBT in Russia 


Travel Blogs
Top Traveling Sites