The monument will be installed in one of the parks of the satellite town “Solnechny”. Photo: RBC
The famous monument to Alenka, erected in Novovoronezh, was sold at auction for 2.6 million rubles.
This is reported by the telegram channel Mash.
The initial price for this object was only 1 million rubles. The auction was attended by four people, the lot was taken by the participant number three, who offered 2.6 million rubles. A total of 33 bets were made.
Later it became known that Alenka would not leave the Voronezh region thanks to the local businessman Yevgeny Khamin. It turned out that the sculpture was acquired by his group of companies. After dismantling, this object will be installed in the city park “Grad” in the satellite city “Solnechny”.
Earlier, “Strana” reported that the monument was opened in Novovoronezh (Voronezh region) on December 18 in honor of the 250th anniversary of the village of Novaya Alenovka. According to local legend, the girl Alenka came to the Don, found a beautiful place by a small stream and called people there, and they founded a village.
Later it became known about the decision to demolish the monument, since the appearance of the metal Alenka shocked the public due to the disproportionate body and frightening face. Three days later, the local administration dismantled the art object. The administration assured that no budget funds were spent on its creation: the monument was erected at the expense of a public organization. At the same time, the administration received several dozen applications for the desire to purchase an art object.
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