The opening ceremony of the memorial to the Royal family on the Isle of Wight
In memory of the massacre of the family of Nicholas II on the British Isle of Wight was a memorial.
Memorial cross last Russian Tsar, Nicholas II and his family, as well as the founder of the Marfo-Mariinsky monastery in Moscow, Grand Duchess Elizabeth Feodorovna, opened on Saturday in the British Isle of Wight, the BBC reports.
The Imperial family visited the island in 1909, to see the annual regatta.
At the opening ceremony of the monument in the form of a cross, the author of which is sculptor Elena Bezborodova, was attended by the official representative of the British Royal family Lord Lieutenant of the Isle of Wight, major General sir Martin white.
The opening of the memorial dedicated exhibition called “the Romanov Cross”, dedicated to the last days of the life of the Royal family, as well as family connections with the dynasty of Windsor and mutual visits. The exhibition is held in the estate of Barton Manor, in which the Romanovs had been in 1909. It presents many rare items, photographs and objects related to the Russian Royal family.
Earlier it was reported that New Zealand will host a photo exhibition for the 100th anniversary of the death of the Royal family.