Kyiv mini-sculptures – SHUKAI! project

Official website of the Shukai! project https://yuliabevzenko.com/en/shukai

Map of all mini-sculptures https://yuliabevzenko.com/en/shukai#map

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On September 6, 2023, 41 mini-sculptures have been installed.

Mini sculptures on Podil

Pierre Brulion’s watch

The sculpture is dedicated to the sundial by Pierre Brullion. The clock itself is located in the courtyard of the Kiev-Mohyla Academy. The mini-sculpture is located at the entrance to the Radisson Blu Hotel on 17-19 Brats’ka Street.

Sculpture on the site of the Shukai! project

Солнечные часы Пьера Брульйона

Halshka Hulevichivna

The sculpture is dedicated to the philanthropist and founder of Kyiv Brotherhood Monastery (Kyievo Bratskyi Monastery) and Kyiv Brotherhood School. Elizaveta Hulevichivna

Located on the corner of Illinska street, 8 and Brats’ka street, opposite the Raddison Blue hotel

Sculpture on the site of the Shukai! project

Галшка Гулевичевна

Kyiv Samson

The mini-sculpture is dedicated to the Samson Fountain on Kontraktova Square, beloved by the people of Kiev

The sculpture is in the courtyard Astarta Organic Business Centre (Yaroslavska, 58).

Sculpture on the site of the Shukai! project


Palianytsia

The mini-sculpture is dedicated to palianytsia

It is located at: 1, Naberezhno-Khreshchatitskaya Street, Fairmont Grand Hotel

Sculpture on the site of the Shukai! project

Паляниця мини-скульптура проект Шукай

The face of Kyiv

The mini-sculpture embodies the legend that the right-bank part of Kyiv looks like a human face. The sculpture is located at the entrance to the «London coffee house» at 18 Verkhniy Val Street.

Похожее изображение можно увидеть под скульптурой Ежика в тумане.

Sculpture on the site of the Shukai! project


Mini sculptures on Vozdvizhenka

Plinth brick

Plinth bricks – are ancient bricks, which were used at the times of Kievan Rus.

The sculpture is located on Vozdvizhenka, on Degtyarna Street, 6. At the end of Degtyarna Street there is a tower. The sculpture is on the wall of the tower – you need to climb the stairs.

Sculpture on the site of the Shukai! project


Mini sculpture of Mikhail Bulgakov

The sculpture is located on Degtyarna Street, 29. You need to go to the very end of Degtyarna Street, where there are new buildings. The sculpture is located at the entrance to the new residential building on the left side.

Sculpture on the site of the Shukai! project

Мини скульптура Михаил Булгаков

Mini-sculptures on Andriyivsky Uzviz 

Kyiv candied fruit

The sculpture is dedicated to Kyiv candied fruit. It is located on Andriyivsky Uzviz  in the courtyard of the house 2d at the entrance of  «Druzi» cafe.

Sculpture on the site of the Shukai! project

Киевское сухое варенье

Chicken Kyiv

The sculpture is dedicated to the famous cutlet Chicken Kyiv and is located in the courtyard of the Kanapa restaurant at 19 Andriyivsky Uzviz. This is the first sculpture installed as part of the Shukai! project. Previously, it was at the Chicken Kiev restaurant.

Sculpture on the site of the Shukai! project

Mini-sculptures in the area of Starokievsky Hill

Kyiv Hryvnia

Kyiv Hryvnia – an Old Russian silver bar that was used as money and the unit of weight in medieval Kyiv. The mini-sculpture is located at the entrance to the historical museum on Starokievsky Hill (Volodymyrska street, 2,)

Sculpture on the site of the Shukai! project

Киевская гривна

Kyiv Puzzle

The sculpture was installed on May 24, 2023. Dedicated to all the people of Kiev

Located on Desyatinna street 12

Sculpture on the site of the Shukai! project

Київська складáнка

Sculptures in the area of the Golden Gate and Yaroslavov Val

Golden Gates

The sculpture is dedicated to the legendary Golden Gate. The sculpture is located at the entrance to the Boulangerie cafe on Yaroslavov Val Street 21/20a.

Sculpture on the site of the Shukai! project

Мини-скульптура Золотые ворота проект Шукай

Kyiv Computer

The sculpture is dedicated to a computer built under the direction of academician Sergei Lebedev in Feofaniya.

The Kiev computer sculpture is located at the entrance to the Chang restaurant on Yaroslaviv Val Street, 23.

Sculpture on the site of the Shukai! project


Sikorskiy Helicopter

The sculpture is dedicated to the aircraft designer Igor Sikorsky. The aircraft designer lived nearby on Yaroslaviv Val Street.

The sculpture is located on a flower bed at the entrance to the Radisson Blue Hotel, Yaroslaviv Val, 22.

Sculpture on the site of the Shukai! project


Kyiv Fountain

The sculpture is dedicated to the Thermen`s fountains.

The sculpture is located at the entrance to the cafe “Trishki bilshe” on Volodymyrs’ka  street 40\2 – opposite the Golden Gate.

Sculpture on the site of the Shukai! project

Mini-sculptures in the central part of Kyiv

Kyiv Chess

The sculpture is dedicated to Kyiv chess players, it is located in Shevchenko Park near the oldest chess area.

Sculpture on the site of the Shukai! project


Kyiv Liviston’s Palm

The sculpture is dedicated to the oldest and highest palm tree in Kyiv. It is located at Nazarovska street, 23 – behind the Fomin Botanical Garden.

Sculpture on the site of the Shukai! project


Kyiv coffee

The sculpture is dedicated to Kyiv coffee houses and stock market players. The sculpture is located at the entrance to the City-Zen cafe&bar on Velyka Zhitomirska street, 20.

Sculpture on the site of the Shukai! project


The Ambulance

The sculpture is dedicated to the first ambulance service in Kiev, which was located in the building at 22 Reitarska Street. Because the building is in disrepair, the sculpture is located at the entrance to the Global Runner Hotel at 4 Lipinskogo Street.

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Kyiv Velodrome

The sculpture is dedicated to the first Kyiv cycling track and is located on the railing of the Kyiv cycling track at 15 Lipinskogo street.

Sculpture on the site of the Shukai! project

Letter «Ї»

The sculpture is dedicated to the letter Ї of the Ukrainian alphabet

The sculpture is located at Taras Shevchenko Boulevard, 14

Sculpture on the site of the Shukai! project

Letter «Ї»

Mini-sculptures in the area of the shopping center Gulliver

Kyiv Tram

The sculpture is dedicated to the Kyiv electric tram.

The sculpture is located on a column at the entrance to the shopping center Gulliver,  1 Sportyvna Square.

Sculpture on the site of the Shukai! project


Kyiv letter

The sculpture is dedicated to the document that contained the first written mention of Kyiv.

The sculpture is placed at the entrance to the Brodsky synagogue at 13 Shota Rustaveli street.

Sculpture on the site of the Shukai! project


Kyiv Gramophone

This sculpture has a secret. Press the button on the side and you can hear Kyiv anthem

The sculpture is located at the entrance to the Pervak restaurant on 2 Rognedinska street

Sculpture on the site of the Shukai! project


Kyiv balcony

This sculpture is one of the most interesting. If you look closely, you can see many different useful things inside the man’s balcony, for example, skis. And the cat and bird are so cute!

The sculpture is located at the entrance to the Agromat store at 44 Shota Rustaveli Street.

Sculpture on the site of the Shukai! project

Separate sculptures in different parts of Kyiv

Kyiv cake

The sculpture is located at the entrance to the company store of the Roshen factory at 1 Nauki Avenue

Sculpture on the site of the Shukai! project


Chain Bridge

The sculpture is dedicated to the Nicholas Chain Bridge, which was built in 1853.

The sculpture is located at the entrance to the IQ Business Center at Bolsunovskaya 13-15

Sculpture on the site of the Shukai! project


Sugar beet

The sculpture is dedicated to Kyiv patrons sugar manufacturers.

The sculpture is on the wall of the First Building of the KPI from the side of the KPI museum behind the monument to Yevgeny Paton

Sculpture on the site of the Shukai! project


Kyiv Hero Kozhumiaka

The sculpture is dedicated to the Kyiv hero Kirill Kozhumiaka.

The sculpture is located on Rybalsky Island at the entrance to the fitness club The Fifth Element, Elektrikov Street, 29a.

Sculpture on the site of the Shukai! project

Mini-sculptures on Lipki

Mykola Bunhe

The sculpture is dedicated to the economist Mykola Bunhe

Located on Lipki on Lipska street 18/5

Sculpture on the site of the Shukai! project


David Marholin

The sculpture is dedicated to the Kyiv philanthropist, merchant David Margolin

The sculpture is located at  2/1 Olhynska Street (Ivan Franka Square)

Sculpture on the site of the Shukai! project

Мини-скульптура Давид Марголин проект Шукай

Sculptures in Khreschatyk area

Kyiv Elephant

The sculpture is dedicated to the Elephant Fountain, which was located in Khreshchaty Park. The sculpture is located under the dome of the Globus shopping center on Maidan Nezalezhnosti, 1 (the dome behind the yellow gates).

Sculpture on the site of the Shukai! project


Kyiv Carriage

The sculpture is dedicated to the first Kyiv motorists. It is located at the entrance to the Kyiv Passage (Khreshchatyk Street, 15) from Zankovetskaya Street.

Sculpture on the site of the Shukai! project


Kyiv (Scythian) Pectoral

Киевская Пектораль. The sculpture is dedicated to the golden Scythian pectoral. The pectoral itself can be seen in the Museum of Jewels in the Kyiv Lavra. The sculpture is located in the Kyiv Passage (Khreshchatyk, 15) opposite the Kyiv Carriage sculpture.

Sculpture on the site of the Shukai! project


Kyiv Chestnut

The sculpture is dedicated to the symbol of Kyiv – chestnut. The sculpture is located at the entrance to the Kyiv city administration on Khreshchatyk, 36.

Sculpture on the site of the Shukai! project


Mykhailo Dehtiarov

The sculpture is dedicated to Kyiv merchant, entrepreneur, patron and humanitarian Mykhailo Dehtiarov

Located on the wall of the Kyiv Philharmonic, Volodymyrskyi descent 2

Sculpture on the site of the Shukai! project

Mini-sculptures in the Teatralna metro station area

The heart of Kyiv

The sculpture is dedicated to Mykola Amosov, an outstanding surgeon. The sculpture is located on Bohdan Khmelnitsky Street, 42.

Sculpture on the site of the Shukai! project


Dancers at Teatralna

The sculpture is dedicated to the dancers in the underground passage near the Teatralna metro station.

The sculpture is located at the entrance to the metro station from the side of the Theater named Lesya Ukrainka (corner of Khmelnitsky and Yevgeny Chykalenko).

Sculpture on the site of the Shukai! project


Serge Lifar’s Golden shoe

The sculpture is dedicated to Serge Lifar, one of the outstanding ballet dancers of the 20th century. The sculpture is located on the wall of the Premier Palace Hotel from the side of Yevgeny Chykalenko Street (the corner of Yevgeny Chykalenko Street and Shevchenko Boulevard).

Sculpture on the site of the Shukai! project


Ghost of Kyiv

This mini sculpture is dedicated to the soldiers of the 40th Tactical Aviation Brigade

The sculpture is located at 56A Bogdan Khmelnitsky Street (CITY HOTEL)

Sculpture on the site of the Shukai! project


The Halahans

The sculpture is dedicated to the Halahans family, Kyiv patrons and civic leaders

Located at Bohdan Khmelnitsky street, 11

Sculpture on the site of the Shukai! project

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