On the occasion of upcoming saints day of Bizantine Greek missionaries of Christianity to Slovakia Saints Cyril and Methodius, Czech sculptor Radovan Zivny created a 5.5 meters high sculpture of the so called Salonika Brothers on the Svatopluk Square in Nitra. The sculpture made of 145 tons of sand is a copy of a nearby standing sculpture made by Slovak sculptor Ludmila Cvengrosova.

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epa02771643 Children watch the sculpture of Saits Cyril and Methodius made from sand at the Svatopluk Square in Nitra, Slovakia, 08 June 2011. The copy of a nearby standing sculpture by Slovak sculptor Ludmila Cvengrosova was created by Czech sculptor Radovan Zivny on the occasion of upcoming saints day of Saints Cyril and Methodius - Bizantine Greek missionaries of Christianity to Slovakia and one of Slovakia's most important religious persons. The sculpture which consist of 145 tons of sea sand should overwrite the Guinness World Record with it's height of 5,5 meters. EPA/PETER HUDEC

epa02771639 Czech sculptor Radovan Zivny finishes his sculpture of Saits Cyril and Methodius made from sand at the Svatopluk Square in Nitra, Slovakia, 08 June 2011. (...) EPA/PETER HUDEC

Children watch Czech sculptor Radovan Zivny (Back-C) as he finishes on a sculpture of Saits Cyril and Methodius made from sand at the Svatopluk Square in Nitra, Slovakia, 08 June 2011. (...) EPA/PETER HUDEC

Czech sculptor Radovan Zivny finishes his sculpture of Saits Cyril and Methodius made from sand at the Svatopluk Square in Nitra, Slovakia, 08 June 2011. (...) EPA/PETER HUDEC

Czech sculptor Radovan Zivny finishes his sculpture of Saits Cyril and Methodius made from sand at the Svatopluk Square in Nitra, Slovakia, 08 June 2011. (...) EPA/PETER HUDEC

Czech sculptor Radovan Zivny finishes his sculpture of Saits Cyril and Methodius made from sand at the Svatopluk Square in Nitra, Slovakia, 08 June 2011. (...) EPA/PETER HUDEC

Czech sculptor Radovan Zivny finishes his sculpture of Saits Cyril and Methodius made from sand at the Svatopluk Square in Nitra, Slovakia, 08 June 2011. (...) EPA/PETER HUDEC

Local residents pass by the sand sculpture of Saits Cyril and Methodius made from sand at the Svatopluk Square in Nitra, Slovakia, 08 June 2011. (...) EPA/PETER HUDEC