7 memorable places for Viktor Tsoi

7 memorable places for Viktor Tsoi

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Today, on June 21, Viktor Tsoi would have turned 55 years old. We decided to tell you about several monuments and architectural objects created in honor of everyone's favorite musician.

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7 memorable places for Viktor Tsoi

7 memorable places for Viktor Tsoi

After the tragic death of Viktor Tsoi in 1990, a Wall of Memory of the rock star appeared on the Arbat at house 37: someone high up, across the entire wall, wrote in black "Viktor Tsoi died today", and in response a little later, "Tsoi is alive" was added.

7 memorable places for Viktor Tsoi

A temporary monument to Viktor Tsoi by the Moscow sculptor Alexey Blagovestnov on Nevsky Prospekt near the Aurora cinema.

A plaster sculpture depicting a musician sitting on a motorcycle was installed in July 2009. There was no place for this monument in Moscow: at first it was planned that it would be installed on the Old Arbat, not far from the Viktor Tsoi Wall (Krivoarbatsky Lane), however, due to the discontent of local residents who did not want a large crowd of people near the house, the commission on monumental art decided that the monument should not stand in this place.

In the future, it is planned that the monument will be exhibited in Russian cities and will end its journey in America in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

In general, it is worth noting that some absolutely incomprehensible situation is happening with the permanent monument to Viktor Tsoi in Moscow — its opening is now and then postponed indefinitely. Marianna Tsoi, the widow of Viktor Tsoi, who personally oversees the installation of the monument, did not wait for the solution of this issue during her lifetime.

For some reason, I remembered how quickly a street in honor of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez was opened in Moscow — 4 months after his death.

7 memorable places for Viktor Tsoi

Viktor Tsoi Square appeared in 2012.

It is located in the Petrogradsky district of St. Petersburg near the legendary Kamchatka boiler house.

7 memorable places for Viktor Tsoi

In the photo, Kamchatka itself is the legendary St. Petersburg boiler house, which was once the place of work of a rock musician, and now is a place of pilgrimage for his many fans.

7 memorable places for Viktor Tsoi

Viktor Tsoi Street in the city of Noyabrsk, Tyumen region.

7 memorable places for Viktor Tsoi

Monument in Barnaul.

It is located next to the Altai State Pedagogical Academy, the first university of Altai, and the initiator of its installation was a well-known Barnaul businessman and bodybuilder, a big fan of the creativity of the Kino group Alexander Starygin. Sergey Kulgachev worked on the sculpture. Here, too, the opening of the monument was constantly postponed — Alexander Starygin did not live to see the implementation of his project.

7 memorable places for Viktor Tsoi

The 35th kilometer of the Sloka — Talsi highway.

The place of death of Viktor Tsoi. The fans of his talent collected funds for the monument, and its authors took one of the most popular photos of the musician, in which he is depicted with his arms crossed, as the basis of the sculpture.

Keywords: Viktor Tsoi | Places | Monuments | Memory

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