Sculpture to French philosopher Sartre to be unveiled in Lithuanian resort of Nida
A sculpture will be unveiled in Nida on Thursday to commemorated French philosopher Jean-Paul Sartre's visit to the Lithuanian Curonian Spit resort in 1965.
Sculptor Klaudijus Pūdymas made the bronze sculpture based on a photograph by Lithuanian photographer Antanas Sutkus.
Auhtorities in the Curonian Spit municipality of Neringa expect the sculpture to become a pole of attraction for French tourists.
However, some criticize the decision to commemorate the visit, which was used by Soviet authorities for propaganda purposes.