A monument to the cucumber has been erected in Shklov, District Culture Department Chief Galina Volozina told Interfax.
In her words, the sculpture features a merry man with a basketful of cucumbers in one hand and a cucumber flower in the other, wearing a cucumber leaf like cap.
The sculpture has been placed opposite the entrance gate to the local market.
Such was the generalized image of Shklov residents as viewed by Andrei Vorobiov, the sculptor, who created the monument.
The sculpture is made of bronze, produced by Mogilev Branch of the National Science Academy’s Metal Technology Institute.