Victory Square

Victory Square – Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

Victory Square is a memorial in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan that was completed in 1984, the 40th anniversary of the victory over Nazi Germany in the second world war (the Great Patriotic War). A woman, (a mother/wife), stands over the eternal flame, waiting for her son/husband who will never return home from the war, standing under a tynduk in the form of a funeral wreath (one of the symbols of the nation) held aloft by three ribs of red granite representing a yurt. The image is a solemn reflection on the great cost of victory. The monument stands in Victory Square -…