Lea Vivot is a Czech-born Canadian sculptor. She has studied at the Ontario College of Art in Toronto, Ontario as well as Prague, Milan and New York City, United States. Although her main focus is sculpture, Vivot is active in drawing and printmaking. Vivot’s over life-sized bronze sculptures are figurative and depict families, mothers and other subjects of humanity. Most of her sculptures include benches. Following the death of New Democratic Party leader Jack Layton, Vivot announced that she would create three different public statues of him, for Toronto and his hometown of Hudson, Quebec. Tommy Douglas The Secret Bench of Knowledge Endless Bench Le banc des amoureux Le banc du secret Joy Of Life: Montreal 1434 Sherbrooke Ave. West Lavička neřesti The Bench of Vice, K Žižkovu 1851/4, Prague Maclean's article about Lea Vivot's proposed Jack layton memorial statues Huffington Post Three Jack Layton Statues Planned By Canadian Sculptor CBC: Layton's likeness to be cast in bronze Kiefer Sutherland unveils Tommy Douglas statue CZECH TELEVISION DOCUMENTARY leavivot.com/about_the_artist Lea Vivot
Victor Neggo was an Estonian educator and diplomat. His surname was sometimes spelt Neggu or Nego, he was known by the forenames Aleksander-Viktor, Karl-Aleksander and Viktor Alexander Woldemar, as well as the pseudonym Jursi Sander. Neggo was born on 24 December 1890 in Kuressaare, to Alexander Neggo, a farmer, his wife Karoline, née Perker, he was home-schooled until 1900. In 1901, he began studying at the town's gymnasium. Between 1910 and 1911, he attended the faculty of mathematics and physics at St Petersburg University, spent the periods 1911–13 and 1914–16 at the University of Tartu, graduating in 1916, he returned to Tartu to study law between 1920 and 1922. Neggo taught at Tartu Commercial School between 1913 and 1914, at schools in Tallinn between 1916 and 1918, when he became office manager of the business Fr. Kangro, Neggo ja Ko, he was elected to the Provincial Assembly of the Autonomous Governorate of Estonia and served throughout its only session, which lasted from 14 July 1917 until 23 April 1919.
He was selected to be second assistant secretary of the Assembly and served between 25 October 1917 and 27 November 1918, when he became first assistant secretary, which office he vacated on 3 February 1919. In the meantime, he was Provincial Commissioner of Saaremaa and was charge d'affaires and consul to the Northwest Government in Pskov in 1919, he was subsequently Secretary at the Estonian consulate in Berlin and lectured at military schools between 1921 and 1923, when he continued with his business practices. Between 1925 and 1931, he prepared propaganda for the General Staff of the Estonian Defence League, he returned to teaching in Tallinn high schools in 1924, before lecturing at Tallinn College from 1925 to 1931 and Kaarli Gymnasium from 1926 to 1931. He was Inspector of the Narva Gymnasium for a year, before teaching at Valga City Gymnasium until 1934, when he was appointed director of the Tartu Boy's Gymnasium, he was a member of the second chamber of the Estonian National Assembly which sat in 1937.
Neggo was removed from both teaching offices and arrested by the occupying Soviet authorities on 23 December 1940 in Tartu. He was sentenced to death and deported to Molotov oblast, where he was executed on 15 June 1942
Lottovoittaja UKK Turhapuro is a Finnish 1976 comedy film written by Spede Pasanen and directed by Ere Kokkonen. It is the third film in the Uuno Turhapuro series; the film's title translates to "Lottery winner UKK Turhapuro", UKK being an apparent reference to former President of Finland Urho Kekkonen. It is the first anniversary of Elisabet. Uuno has placed a bet with his friend Härski-Hartikainen a year ago, that if Uuno can take just one year of marriage with Elisabet, Hartikainen will treat him a festive dinner. However, Hartikainen buys a lottery ticket for Uuno, who agrees to deduct it from his debt – and the festive dinner is reduced to a can of milk and half a sausage; as it happens, Uuno becomes the lottery winner of 1.5 million marks, only to soon realize he doesn't own a single penny yet. Mister Tossavainen arrives and offers to finance Uuno before he gets the jackpot. Thus, Uuno gets to live a rich live on credit, he buys leopard swimming trunks and a couple of Mercedes-Benzes. Women so does his father-in-law.
As time goes by it is revealed, that Uuno is not a lottery winner, so he has to escape the anger of others to Härski's car repair shop. Lottovoittaja UKK Turhapuro on IMDb