|Monument to Abkhaz Poet Bagrat Shinkuba Unveiled in Hungary|
|News - Miscellaneous|
|Tuesday, 03 August 2010 23:36|
In turn Nugzar Logua, speaking at the ceremony, said that “this is a great event in the cultural life of Abkhazia” and reminded of the old cultural ties between Hungary and Abkhazia: about the Hungarian composer Kovac who has done a lot for preservation of the Abkhaz folklore, as well as about the long-livers ensemble from Abkhazia, that has become famous after its performance at a festival in Hungary where the ensemble won the “Golden peacock” Grand prix.
The opening ceremony was also attended by representatives of public organizations, cultural workers of Hungary, representatives of the Embassy of the Russian Federation to Hungary.At the end of the unveiling ceremony wreaths were laid to the monument to Shinkuba. The city administration gave an official dinner in honor of the guests from Abkhazia.Days of Petofi in Hungary continue.
Source: Abkhazia Gov.