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Eternal flame (Belgrade)

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Location  near Ušće
Opened  12 June 2000
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Established  June 12, 2000 (2000-06-12)
Similar  Great War Island, Ušće Tower, Pobednik, Museum of Contemporary Art - Belgr, Gazela Bridge

The Eternal flame (Serbian: Вечна ватра or Večna vatra) is a memorial to the military and civilian victims of the NATO bombing of Yugoslavia. The memorial was dedicated on June 12, 2000, the first anniversary of the end of the bombing.

The memorial is located in Ušće, Belgrade, Serbia. It was opened by then-President of Serbia Milan Milutinović while the monument itself was largely the work of Mirjana Marković, the wife of Yugoslav president Slobodan Milošević.

Inscription

The inscription contains quotes from the poems Jugoslavija and Domovini by Branko Miljković and a list of countries that bombed Yugoslavia.

References

Eternal flame (Belgrade) Wikipedia


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