Nikola Tesla Monument within Queen Victoria Park, Niagara Falls (Canadian side) was unveiled on July 9, 2006
This great monument of Nikola Tesla at Niagara Falls, Canadian side, is one of greatest recognition of Nikola Tesla's work. Tesla designed the first hydro-electric power plant at Niagara Falls and with George Westinghouse started the electrification of the world. This monument is built in one of the most beautiful and most important place in the world.
This great achievement was possible through the wisdom and efforts of:
Tesla Committee, "St. George" Serbian Orthodox Church at Niagara Falls, Canadian Government, the Government of the Republic of Serbia, Niagara Falls Park Commission, Ted Salci the Mayor of the City of Niagara Falls, the Serbian Community in Niagara Falls, Canada, Sculptor Les Drysdale, the Canadian Media, Radio-Television Serbia (who broadcasted this great event live), and many more individuals and organizations who helped make this monument possible.
Unveiling of The Nikola Tesla Monument within Queen Victoria Park, Niagara Falls (Canadian side) on July 9, 2006
Serbian Newspaper "Vesti" published an article about the unveiling of the Nikola Tesla Monument at Niagara Falls, Canadian side. Below the "Vesti" logo is the Nikola Tesla stamp, issued in the United States in 1983. The stamp is depicting his induction motor, which is one of the ten greatest discoveries of all time.
Newspaper article from "The Review" (Niagara Falls, Canada Newspaper). Photo in the article shows the now famous, Tesla monument sculptor, Les Drysdale, directing the placement of the Tesla monument.
Les Drysdale, the famous Tesla monument sculptor with Dr. Ljubo Vujovic at the unveiling ceremony.
Unveiling Ceremony. Chorus of the Serbian Orthodox Church "St. George" in the background.
Master of the Ceremony, Draga Dragasevic. She preformed her job with excellence.
Unveiling ceremony. Rob Nicholson speaking, a Representative of the Canadian Government.
Unveiling ceremony. Speaking is the Mayor of City of Niagara Ted Salci.
Unveiling ceremony. Jim Williams, Chairman of Niagara Park Commission.
Unveiling Ceremony. Dusan Kulundzic, President of the "St. George" Serbian Orthodox Church at Niagara Falls.
Unveiling Ceremony. Speaking is Milan Parivodic, the Minisiter of the Republic of Serbia.
Unveiling ceremony. From left to right: Prof. Aleksandar Marincic, member of Serbian Academy of Sciences and President of the Tesla Memorial Society of New York, Paul Cosic, President of The Foundation For Nikola Tesla in Cleveland, Ohio, Mark Seifer, Tesla biographer, and Dr. Ljubo Vujovic, Secretary General of the Tesla Memorial Society of New York.
(left to right) Jim Williams, Chairman of Niagara Park Commission, Les Drysdale, the famous Tesla monument sculptor and Dusan Kulundzic, President of the "St. George" Serbian Orthodox Church at Niagara Falls.
Dr. Ljubo Vujovic with the Mayor of City of Niagara Ted Salci (middle).
Unveiling Ceremony. Known pianist Professor Nikola Rackov and Oliver Njego, a known Opera singer, at the ceremony.
Dr. Ljubo Vujovic, Secretary General, Tesla Memorial Society of New York by the Tesla Monument in Niagara Falls.
Dr. Ljubo Vujovic, Secretary General, Tesla Memorial Society of New York, Olivera Kosic, television director Radio-Television Serbia, Mark Seifer, known Tesla biographer and hand writing expert, and Sculptor Les Drysdale.
Unveiling ceremony. Dr. Ljubo Vujovic, Secretary General, Tesla Memorial Society of New York, being interviewed by Canadian Television.