It is in Helsinki and it is the first time i see soooo many people stopping by to enjoy art work and culture!!! :-)
"We have to get to know each other better_it makes us understand one another better, trust each otheer more, and live together more peacefully" (united buddy bears brochure)
United Buddy Bears promote living together in peace and harmony, 142 bears (2m tall)represent as many country recognied by the UN. First exhibition in Berlin in 2002 drained 22 million visitors...
The bears stand together hand in hand in peaceful circle promoting tolerance and understanding among different nations cultures and religions.
Each buddy has been designed by an artist on behalf of his or her native country. Different style are joined together in a single art peace and enables the visitors to experience a journey around the world.