Belarusians in Switzerland raising money for monument to Kościuszko

Беларусы Швейцарыі збіраюць грошы на помнік Касцюшку

A 2-metre bronze statue of famous Belarusian Tadeusz Kościuszko will be installed in Solothurn, Switzerland. The famous rebel’s life ended in this city.


The project costs about 9000 dollars, Belsat reports. The money is needed to pay for the material, sculptor’s work, transportation and preparation of documents, installation of the statue and opening ceremony, the Association of Belarusians in Switzerland explained.

The festive opening ceremony will be held on October 15, 2017 – the 200th anniversary of Tadeusz Kościuszko’s death. Plates containing information about Tadeusz Kościuszko in Belarusian, German and Polish will be installed near the monument.


Belarusians from all over the world can donate money to the project. Those who live in Belarus can do it at