Various specialists from Armenia and abroad present new ideas for the design of the statue of Jesus Christ
15:25, February 1, 2022
YEREVAN, FEBRUARY 1, ARMENPRESS. Various specialists from Armenia and abroad continue to present new ideas with new solutions for the design of the statue of Jesus Christ to be built in Armenia.
The author of the initiative, the leader of the Prosperous Armenia Party, Gagik Tsarukyan, said in an interview with Kentron television that he familiarized himself with all the details of each work. During the filming, he got acquainted with the drawing of the sculptor Armen Samvelyan.
The statue proposed by him has several components – there is a separate area for candle lighting inside, and a museum is planned to open at the top. Statues of 12 apostles will be erected on the territory of the complex. Tsarukyan said the statue should be 33 meters high.
Tsarukyan said he wanted to discuss interesting ideas with the audience, saying it was a contest of minds, ideas.
“I said that it must first be acceptable to the majority of the people. The suggestions were numerous, everyone will submit their work on February 20, and we will select the best. After that, we will discuss where the complex will be installed,” he said.
A call for tenders has been launched in Armenia for the construction of a statue of Jesus Christ. The tender is initiated by the family of Gagik Tsarukyan.