Saturday, July 24, 2010

Nation Development by the Youth

Some people also call it as "Pizza Man Statue".....
"Sure that, the pizza must be very-very hot when its deliver!!!"

Statue of Nation Development by the Youth (Patung Pemuda Membangun) built to give appreciation for the young man and woman that contributing in the Indonesian development. Symbolize by a strong young man holding a saucer with eternal flame, representing the spirit of developing that never die.
The statue is made from steel-framed concrete covered with terrazzo layer, started to built at July 1971 by the team of Engineer, Artist and Architect (Biro IBA) with Imam Supardi as the team leader and Munir Pamuncak as implementation header, planed to opened at the 43rd celebration of "Hari Sumpah Pemuda" (Youth Pledge Day) at Oktober 28, 1971, but the statue was not finished yet and officially opened March 1972. This statue is located at Senayan roundabout (bundaran Senayan), the strategic place as the road point connection of Senayan as the gate of Central jakarta and the South of Jakarta area.

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