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King Danylo Has Been Erected in Lviv

Photo by Andriy Kyrchiv

The solemn opening ceremony of the monument to King Danylo Halyts’kyj was held on October 26, 2001 in Lviv on Halyts’ka Square. The Prime Minister of Ukraine Anatoliy Kinakh, Lviv City Mayor Vassyl’ Kujbida and the participants of the International Transborder Co-Operation Forum took part in this ceremony.

Sculptors Vassyl’ Yarytch and Roman Romanovytch and architect Yarema Tchurylo are the authors of the monument. The monument is 10 meters high; 9 t of bronze and 60t of granite were used for its creation.

Though the monument already exists, there are still discussions concerning its artistic value.