On September 8 the P.I. Tchaikovskiy’s monument was officially opened on the square adjacent to Izhevsk railway station. The event was dedicated to the composer’s 180th anniversary.
The monument was created by UdSU Professor Viktor Ovchinnikov, the Head of the Fine Arts department.
The ceremony was attended by the representatives of the city administration, governmental officials, as well as one of the composer’s descendants Denis fon Mekk.