National souvenir

As a tradition under "Miss Universe" contest, participants of the contest bring souvenirs. The best of them are sold at charitable auctions. Specially for this event the national committee "Miss Ukraine-Universe" has prepared exclusive statuette of Ukrainian girl with a pigeon. This souvenir reflects the spirit of our people best of all. The figure of Ukrainian girl with a pigeon personifies the whole nation. It symbolizes beauty and purity. The pigeon is the aspiration for the peace in whole Universe, for all nations living in peace and harmony. The pigeon is handmade.

Authors: Gusyuk A. V., Torovskiy V. G. ("Ukrsouvenir" art- studio). Materials: raw materials - wood, lime tree. Dyes: tempera, water-colour, Swarovski rhinestones.