A monument on the grave of Elina Bystritskaya has appeared at the Novodevichy cemetery in Moscow. The opening took place on November 11, many colleagues of the actress who died in April last year gathered on the territory.
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Olga Lyubimova, who heads the Ministry of Culture, came to honor the memory of the late celebrity. Also present were Bystritskaya's colleagues from the Maly Theater. The Minister stressed the importance of the monument's appearance, since now those who admired the work of the actress will have the opportunity to visit this place, remember the star and lay flowers. The head of the department is convinced and that the cultural contribution of the artist can hardly be overestimated.
Representative of the theater Viktor Nizovoy drew attention to the fact that Bystritskaya managed to become a legend during her lifetime. Although the actress was strict and domineering, she remained a kind and reliable person. The monument was made of white marble, the authors of the project were brothers Mikael and Vahe Sogoyan. Work on the monument took over a year.