Embassy of the Russian Federation organized a ceremony at the Galle Face Hotel yesterday to unveil a sculptural portrait of the first cosmonaut in the world; Yuri Gagarin. The sculptural portrait is dedicated to the 50th anniversary of his spaceflight and a visit to Ceylon in1961. Hon. Prime Minister D.M. Jayarathna is seen here unveiling the sculptural portrait. Pic by Samantha Perera
Comments - 3
david Wednesday, 27 April 2011 07:19 AM
Oh god. I'm going to have nightmares after looking at that sculpture!
Cynic Wednesday, 27 April 2011 08:08 AM
Yuri should thank Ban Ki for this unusual attention 50 years after his death.
pranandu Wednesday, 27 April 2011 08:14 AM
Yuri Gagarin even falling off the rocket wouldn't have looked that bad.
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