Kostas Loizou (Κώστας Λοΐζου) bust

Προτομή Κώστα Λοΐζου (3)n Προτομή Κώστα Λοΐζου (5)n

Artist: Leonidas Spanos 

Location: Associated Refugee unions’ premises, Hippocratous street, Strovolos. Nicosia district 

Dimensions: 165 cm x 61 cm x 41 cm 

Category: ΕΟΚΑ 1955-59

Photography: Evangelia Matthopoulou

The initiative for the bust was taken by the Board for the Historical Memory of the EOKA 1955-59 Struggle (SIMAE), who coordinated the fundraising. 

The note: “your body became a candle for freedom” (Λαμπάδα το κορμί σου για τη λευτεριά) on the back of the pedestal insinuates the way of his death.