2 October 2018 at the Trinity square of Novosibirsk, in the Trinity Vladimir Cathedral, a solemn opening of the monument to the Holy equal to the apostles great Prince Vladimir, according to patriarhiei.
The ceremony was attended by Metropolitan of Novosibirsk and Berdsk Tikhon, the Governor of the Novosibirsk region Andrey Travnikov, the mayor of Novosibirsk A. E. the Elbow, representatives of the Deputy corps.
Addressing the gathering, Bishop Tikhon said, the monument to the Holy equal to the apostles great Prince Vladimir is a symbol of Slavic unity, a symbol of the unity of all peoples of different nationalities and religions living in Russia, and expressed the hope that Trinity Park is the most visited place of Novosibirsk.
A. Travnikov thanked Metropolitan Tikhon for the initiative of the monument to the Baptizer of Rus. The Holy Prince Vladimir became the pioneer of the history of Orthodoxy on the territory of Russia, stood at the origins of its spiritual enlightenment, of its statehood. The monument, according to the head of the region, symbolized not only the spiritual and moral transformation of the people, but also says about the formation of a mighty state.
AE Elbow reminded what started a few years ago was Trinity Park. Currently, this place has changed. Square in the center of which is a monument to Prince Vladimir, became, in the opinion of the mayor, the undoubted decoration of Novosibirsk.
At the end of the event, Metropolitan Tikhon awarded the benefactors and those who took part in the creation of the monument, the blessed bishops ‘ certificates.