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World's First Švejk Sculpture

Humenné, Slovakia
Sculptor: Jan Drotár


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A news brief about the first public statue of Josef Svejk in the world
erected in the town of Humenné appears in the last paragraph of this news wrap up in Prague-on-line.
(More about  Humenné, including the film The Shop on the Main Street,
Obchod na korze in the original Slovak, from an original story by Ladislav Grosman.
The film won the 38th Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Oscar award
for the best foreign film of 1966
.) Humenné appears in the last paragraph of this news wrap up in Prague-on-line. (More about Humenné, including the film The Shop on the Main Street, Obchod na korze in the original Slovak, from an original story by Ladislav Grosman. The film won the 38th Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Oscar award for the best foreign film of 1966.)