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Posted by on Jul 24, 2012 in Companies |

Russians make competition to install a memorial of Steve Jobs in St. Petersburg

Russians make competition to install a memorial of Steve Jobs in St. Petersburg

An organization of fans of is holding a contest to install a of the founder of in St. Petersburg, Russia. The foundation called on people to send their ideas for the monument, which will be evaluated by a panel of specialists in advanced information technologies that will choose the top three.

The organization hopes to make an online poll with the three finalists. Proposals are accepted in Russian or in English until the August 6 and can be sent to jobs.in.spb@gmail.com, or through the official website .

The organizers justified the installation of this in as the city is considered a technology center in Russia. “The most famous universities are located here, the Leningrad School of Programming was recognized as one of the best in Russia, VKontakte, which is the only competitor of Facebook Russian, also founded and is based in St. Petersburg,” says official website.

The exact location of the monument will be decided after the city authorities, after agreeing on the concept, materials and scale of the project.

This is not the only tribute to the late leader of Apple has been in the world. In Budapest, Hungary, and a statue was installed in 2011, in Madrid, Spain, named a public space with your name and Jundiai, Brazil, there is also a street named.

Link: Apple CEO in bronze: Russian fans to install monument in St. Petersburg Jobs (RT)

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