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Poem character Tsokotukha the Fly monuments

Sochi. Poem character Tsokotukha the Fly monuments

Sochi. Poem character Tsokotukha the Fly monuments

Poem character Tsokotukha the Fly monuments

Mukha-Tsokotukha, Tsokotukha The Fly,
Gilded belly.
The fly walked in the field,
The fly found a coin,
Off she went to the market
And bought a samovar.
(poem by Korney Chukovsky)

Monuments to the main character of children’s poem “Mukha-Tsokotukha” written by Soviet Russian poet Korney Chukovsky are in several cities of Russia. One of them appeared in 2011 in the southern city of Russia – Sochi. The many figured monument consists of a pumpkin with seeds, and cut out of it piece turned into a cosy bench. As for the Fly, its figure decorates the bench. Besides, in the foot of the Fly is a coin, which, according to the poem, she found. Authors of installed in 2011 in Sochi monument are Vyacheslav Zvonov and Alexander Butaev. And the author of legendary Fly – Akop Khalafyan.

Wonderful sculptural composition dedicated to the poem by Korney Chukovsky. Bratsk, Russia

Wonderful sculptural composition dedicated to the poem by Korney Chukovsky. Bratsk, Russia

Meanwhile, Monument to Tsokotukha the Fly also decorates the Park of forged figures in Donetsk. Alley of fairy tales appeared in the park in 2006. This collection, alongside with other popular characters, includes Mukha-tsokotukha, who returns home with her purchase – a samovar.

In addition, in November 2016 a monument to the pretty Tsokotukha the Fly appeared in Ramenskoye of the Moscow region. The beautiful Fly holds an umbrella and a basket of flowers. Besides, she proudly holds a coin found by her in the field.

Also, wooden sculptures of Tsokotukha the Fly and Komarik (Mosquito), the hero who freed her, decorates the Siberian village of Savvateevka of Irkutsk region.

Poem character Tsokotukha the Fly monuments

A wooden fly with a five thousandth note with the image of Khabarovsk. Made on the idea of Vadim Polin and Ivan Loktyukhin. Khabarovsk

A wooden fly with a five thousandth note with the image of Khabarovsk. Made on the idea of Vadim Polin and Ivan Loktyukhin. Khabarovsk

Ataman, Krasnodar krai monument

Ataman, Krasnodar krai monument to Mukha-Tsokotukha

Closeup. Sochi monument to Tsokotukha the Fly

Closeup. Sochi monument to Tsokotukha the Fly

Donetsk monument to Tsokotukha the Fly with the samovar

Donetsk monument to Tsokotukha the Fly with the samovar

Donetsk Tsokotukha the Fly with the samovar

Donetsk Tsokotukha the Fly with the samovar

Impressive sculptural composition dedicated to the poem by Korney Chukovsky about the Fly. Monument in Bratsk, Russia

Impressive sculptural composition dedicated to the poem by Korney Chukovsky about the Fly. Monument in Bratsk, Russia

Ramenskoe, Moscow

Ramenskoe, Moscow

Romantic composition of Fly and Mosquito

Romantic composition of Fly and Mosquito

Sochi monument

Sochi monument

The village of Savvateyevka, Irkutsk region

The village of Savvateyevka, Irkutsk region

Zelenogorsk. Monument to Fly Tsokotukha in a dress

Zelenogorsk. Monument to Fly Tsokotukha in a dress

The giant flea monument caused an ambiguous reaction of the inhabitants of Tula

The giant flea monument caused an ambiguous reaction of the inhabitants of Tula

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