The construction of the House of the Battle of Kolubara has begun in the CENTER of Mionica, in which the magnificent victory of the Serbian army in the First World War will be shown in 5D format, under the brilliant command of Duke Zivojin Misic, born in nearby Struganik.
The construction of the first phase of the museum is financed with 13 million dinars by the Ministry of Culture, and after the adaptation and extension, the famous painter who lives and works in France will paint a mural on the building in the image of the Battle of Borodino.
The mural will be of impressive dimensions – 33 by eight meters. The works on the future House of the Battle of Kolubara are planned to be completed in two months. In the second and third phase, next year, faithful replicas of the trenches, observation posts, tools and weapons used in the Battle of Kolubara will be built, and equipment for displaying documents, photographs and videos will be installed, which will emit sound and visual effects. conjure up conditions on the battlefield …
– We have started the realization of one of the most important projects of our municipality in the field of culture, because we will never forget what Serbian soldiers did for their country in the Battle of Kolubara, and this is an opportunity to repay them – says Boban Janković, President of Mionica.
– This project will complete the reconstruction and adaptation of the Cultural Center, which began in 2016, when the cinema hall was completely renovated, and then auxiliary rooms were added. The house of the Battle of Kolubara and the birth house of Duke Mišić will form a historical and cultural whole, and Mionica will be well positioned on the tourist map.
NEAR THE BRIDGE
The house of the Battle of Kolubara, with an area of about 400 square meters, will be built by “Gradnja-kop” from Slovac near Lajkovac. It will be built in the atrium of the Cultural Center Mionica, a few hundred meters from the bridge on the river Ribnica, where Duke Mišić stopped the withdrawal of the Serbian army and reversed the course of the war. Under his command, in the Battle of Kolubara, in November and December 1914, in a difficult battle, on a more than 200-kilometer-long front, twice as many and incomparably better equipped Austro-Hungarian armies were defeated.
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