Oct 19 – birthday of the outstanding Russian sculptor, people’s artist of the Russian Federation, laureate of the State prize of the RSFSR, active public figure of Karenina Vyacheslav Klykova.
For the past 12 years as it did not, however, the countrymen of the famous sculptor, representatives of the local clergy and guests are not forgotten this day and traditionally gathered near the monument to the master on the Avenue named in his honor Kursk, where they performed the Requiem of the departed servant of God course.
All who knew Vyacheslav Klykova personally, talking about him not only as a talented person, but also as a true patriot. For many years he was engaged in revival of Russian Orthodox tradition. And these exciting artist themes reflected in his works. Vyacheslav has created more than two hundred sculptures, and almost all of them are heroic and Patriotic sounding. Master cutter captured in his works the images of the saints and the most worthy of the Russian people – from the leaders of Ancient Russia to the contemporaries.
Here are some of the most famous monuments: St. Sergius of Radonezh in the village of Radonezh, Moscow region (1987), Grand Duchess Elizabeth Feodorovna in Moscow (1990), Reverend Seraphim of Sarov in Sarov, Nizhny Novgorod region (1991), the Archpriest Avvakum in St. Grigorov Nizhny Novgorod region (1991), Cyril and Methodius in Moscow (1991), Prince Vladimir in Chersonesos (1993), the Tsar-Martyr Nicholas II in the village mininskom (1996) and in Podolsk (1998), Ilya Muromets in Murom (1998), Alexander Nevsky in Kursk (2000), V. S. Vysotsky in Murmansk (1983).M. Rubtsov in Totma (1986), K. N. Batyushkovu in Vologda (1987), I. A. Bunin in Orel (1995), Marshal Zhukov in Moscow (1995), Victory monument in Prokhorovka field, Belgorod region (1995), Moscow region, Pushkin in Sofia, Bulgaria, (2001) P. A. Stolypin in Saratov (2002), V. M. Shukshin on the mountain Picket in the Altai region (2004), Prince Svyatoslav Igorevich in S. Withers Belgorod region (2006).
20 Oct Kursk state University were X Klukowska reading. Annually on the first Saturday after the birthday of the sculptor admirers of his talent, his friends, and friends gather together to remember the master.
Readings participants in this year were: the Bishop of Shchigry and Manturovo paisios, a Deputy of the State Duma Victor Karamyshev, Chairman of the Kursk regional Duma Nikolay Zherebilov, the Deputy of the Kursk regional Duma Vladimir Kharin, head of the Moscow police, the General-the Colonel of militia Vladimir Pronin, representatives of cultural institutions, creative unions and other not indifferent to his work Vyacheslav Mikhailovich people. The commemorative event was attended by over 150 people from Kursk, Moscow and Belgorod regions.