This modest statue is a sign of love to the greatest comedian actor of Ukrainian theater and cinema. Old entertainer is reluctantly sitting of the bench with his beloved dachshund Fan-Fan at his feet.
This statue was erected in 2000 for a
While Nicholas Yakovchenko was the very bright Kiev’s celebrity due to his theatrical performances, it was cinema that made him the national icon and one of favorite actors through all of the country. The main actor’s work was an old father of Pronya Prokopovna in «Chasing two hares at a time». Besides it there was Voit in «Stolen happiness», Kondrat Perepelytsa in «Maxim Perepelytsa», Lopata in «Queen of gas station», Patsyuk in «Evening on a farm near Dikanka», and Spirid in «Viy».
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