Memento park
History
• Memento park is an open-air museum in
Budapest
• It contains monumental statues from the
Communist period of tim...
• People can find 42 statues here
• After the fall of the Communist regime in Hungary
in 1989, many of the Communist statu...
• In 2006 a life-sized copy of the tribune of the
Stalin Monument was built in the Statue Park
• In 2007 a new exhibition ...
The statues
• The Main entrance
– It's a 12- meter- high ‘communist scenery’
designed by the Hungarian Ákos Előd
– Statues...
• Red army soldier statue
– The statue was designed
by Zsigmond Kisfaludi
Strobl in 1947
– Its material: bronze
– Its orig...
• The Hungarian-Soviet Friendship Memorial
– Designed by Zsigmond Kisfaludi Strobl in 1956
– Its material: bronze
– Its or...
• The Liberation Memorial
Stone
– Its designer is unknown
– Designed in 1960
– Its material: stone
– Its original location...
• The Lenin Relife
– Designed by Iván Szabó
in 1970
– Its material: bronze
• The Republic of Councils
Monument was based
o...
• The Statue of Dimitrov
– Designed by Valentin
Sztarcsev in 1983
– Its material: bronze
– Its original location:
Fővám Sq...
• Münnich Ferenc
– Designed by István Kiss in
1986
– Its material: bronze
– Its original location: Honvéd
Square in Budape...
• Georgi Dimitrov
– Designed by Jordan
Kracsmarov in 1954
– Its material: bronze
– Its original location:
Fővám Square In
...
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CULTURE DURING THE COMMUNIST REGIME IN HUNGARY: THE MEMENTO PARK

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CULTURE DURING THE COMMUNIST REGIME IN HUNGARY: THE MEMENTO PARK

  1. 1. Memento park
  2. 2. History • Memento park is an open-air museum in Budapest • It contains monumental statues from the Communist period of time in Hungary • The park was designed by a Hungarian architect
  3. 3. • People can find 42 statues here • After the fall of the Communist regime in Hungary in 1989, many of the Communist statues and monuments were removed. These formed the basis of the current collection in the statue park. • On 29th June 1993 the open-air museum was opened
  4. 4. • In 2006 a life-sized copy of the tribune of the Stalin Monument was built in the Statue Park • In 2007 a new exhibition hall and a small movie theatre was opened in the park
  5. 5. The statues • The Main entrance – It's a 12- meter- high ‘communist scenery’ designed by the Hungarian Ákos Előd – Statues: Lenin, Marx and Engels
  6. 6. • Red army soldier statue – The statue was designed by Zsigmond Kisfaludi Strobl in 1947 – Its material: bronze – Its original location was at the top of the Gellért Hill
  7. 7. • The Hungarian-Soviet Friendship Memorial – Designed by Zsigmond Kisfaludi Strobl in 1956 – Its material: bronze – Its original location: Szent László Square in Budapest
  8. 8. • The Liberation Memorial Stone – Its designer is unknown – Designed in 1960 – Its material: stone – Its original location: Dísz Square In Budapest • The Soviet Heroic Memorial – Designed by László Péter in 1951 – Its material: limestone – Its original location: Rage park
  9. 9. • The Lenin Relife – Designed by Iván Szabó in 1970 – Its material: bronze • The Republic of Councils Monument was based on a revolutionary poster in 1919
  10. 10. • The Statue of Dimitrov – Designed by Valentin Sztarcsev in 1983 – Its material: bronze – Its original location: Fővám Square in Budapest
  11. 11. • Münnich Ferenc – Designed by István Kiss in 1986 – Its material: bronze – Its original location: Honvéd Square in Budapest
  12. 12. • Georgi Dimitrov – Designed by Jordan Kracsmarov in 1954 – Its material: bronze – Its original location: Fővám Square In Budapest

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