People visiting L'Anse aux Meadows National Historic Site in Newfoundland, Canada, stop to admire this spectacular bronze sculpture with each person having their own ideas of exactly what it is. The sculpture is named "The Meeting of Two Worlds" and was unveiled on July 5th, 2002 in L'Anse Aux Meadows by Her Excellency the Governor General of Canada, Adrienne Clarkson.
It relays a message about the historic encounters around Newfoundland with the meeting of the European settlers and the Aboriginal people who were the first settlers here.
Designed and created by two sculptors, Luben Boykov, a Newfoundland immigrant and Richard Brixel, a Swedish man, this sculpture adds a uniqueness to the coastal town of L'Anse Aux Meadows. ... continue below the picture...
Bronze sculpture titled "Meeting of two worlds" unveiled on July 5, 2002 at L'Anse aux Meadows National Historic Site of Canada and UNESCO World Heritage Site, Northern Peninsula, Great Northern Peninsula, Viking Trail, Trails to the Vikings, Newfoundland, Newfoundland Labrador, Canada.