The most prominent sculptures in Rwanda
Like most forms of art, sculptures are created as a means of creative expression or to capture the reality of a specific event. The majority of the time, they are carved, cast, and welded together to create an assembly that takes on a specific solid shape.
Three large sculptures in Rwanda have the potential to draw tourists and grow the country's economy if they are used to their full potential. The rich history that historical sculptures present can be rediscovered by those who are interested in the many facets of the Rwandan people and culture.
Building The Nation Statute
Some of Rwanda's well-known sculptures honour the Rwandan army's valour in the struggle to liberate the nation from 1990 to 1994. They discuss Rwanda's tragic past and present while also conveying a powerful message of hope.
The Holy Mother Mary at Kibeho
The holy Mother Mary sculpture at Kibeho, in the Northern Province, is the most visited. Yezu Nyirimpuhwe, which translates to "Jesus the Merciful," was the main attraction for tourists. On November 28, 1981, and March 20, 1982, the Virgin Mary is said to have appeared to several people in Kibeho, according to the amazing sculpture.
Mother and Child Statue
Additionally, it is a fountain, signifying the nation's 29-year-old genocide horrors and the eternal cleansing power of water.
The Campaign Against Genocide Statue and Museum
The Rwanda parliament grounds are dedicated to RPA soldiers who fought in the liberation war. The museum has received upgrades, including exterior installations depicting war scenes as well as interior audio and visuals.
One of the eight museums overseen by the Rwanda Cultural Heritage Academy (RCHA) is the Campaign Against Genocide Museum. Paul Kagame opened it in 2017 to display Rwanda's history during the fight against the Tutsi genocide. It is located in the Rwandan Parliamentary Building (previously known as the Conseil National de Development).